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What Happened on February 5, 1597

Historical Events

26 Martyrs of Japan Executed

A group of early Japanese Christians, known as the 26 Martyrs, are killed by the new government of Japan for being seen as a threat to Japanese society

1597 Highlights

About February 5, 1597

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 424 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius