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Chinese Zodiac Symbols & Years 2010-06-11T05:10:21+00:00

 

 The Sheng xiao (生肖) better known in English as the Chinese Zodiac is a scheme that relates each year to an animal and its reputed attributes, according to a cycle of 12 years. It has wide currency in various East Asian countries besides mainland China and Taiwan.

Year 
1984–2043 
RatFeb 02, 1984 – Feb 19, 1985
OxFeb 20, 1985 – Feb 08, 1986
TigerFeb 09, 1986 – Jan 28, 1987
RabbitJan 29, 1987 – Feb 16, 1988
DragonFeb 17, 1988 – Feb 05, 1989
SnakeFeb 06, 1989 – Jan 26, 1990
HorseJan 27, 1990 – Feb 14, 1991
SheepFeb 15, 1991 – Feb 03, 1992
MonkeyFeb 04, 1992 – Jan 22, 1993
RoosterJan 23, 1993 – Feb 09, 1994
DogFeb 10, 1994 – Jan 30 1995
BoarJan 31, 1995 – Feb 18, 1996
RatFeb 19, 1996 – Feb 06, 1997
OxFeb 07, 1997 – Jan 27, 1998
TigerJan 28, 1998 – Feb 15, 1999
RabbitFeb 16, 1999 – Feb 04, 2000
DragonFeb 05, 2000 – Jan 23, 2001
SnakeJan 24, 2001 – Feb 11, 2002
HorseFeb 12, 2002 – Jan 31, 2003
SheepFeb 01, 2003 – Jan 21, 2004
MonkeyJan 22, 2004 – Feb 08, 2005
RoosterFeb 09, 2005 – Jan 28, 2006
DogJan 29, 2006 – Feb 17, 2007
BoarFeb 18, 2007 – Feb 06, 2008
RatFeb 07, 2008 – Jan 25, 2009
OxJan 26, 2009 – Feb 13, 2010
TigerFeb 14, 2010 – Feb 02, 2011
RabbitFeb 03, 2011 – Jan 22, 2012
DragonJan 23, 2012 – Feb 09, 2013
SnakeFeb 10, 2013 – Jan 30 2014
HorseJan 31, 2014 – Feb 18, 2015
SheepFeb 19, 2015 – Feb 07, 2016
MonkeyFeb 08, 2016 – Jan 27, 2017
RoosterJan 28, 2017 – Feb 18, 2018
DogFeb 19, 2018 – Feb 04, 2019
BoarFeb 05, 2019 – Jan 24, 2020
RatJan 25, 2020 – Feb. 11, 2021
OxFeb 12, 2021 – Jan 31, 2022
TigerFeb 01, 2022 – Jan 21, 2023
RabbitJan 22, 2023 – Feb 09, 2024
DragonFeb 10, 2024 – Jan 28, 2025
SnakeJan 29, 2025 – Feb 16, 2026
HorseFeb 17, 2026 – Feb 05, 2027
SheepFeb 06, 2027 – Jan 25, 2028
MonkeyJan 26, 2028 – Feb 12, 2029
RoosterFeb 13, 2029 – Feb 02, 2030
DogFeb 03, 2030 – Jan 22, 2031
BoarJan 23, 2031 – Feb 10 2032
RatFeb 11, 2032 – Jan 30 2033
OxJan 31, 2033 – Feb 18, 2034
TigerFeb 19, 2034 – Feb 07, 2035
RabbitFeb 08, 2035 – Jan 27, 2036
DragonJan 28, 2036 – Feb 14, 2037
SnakeFeb 15, 2037 – Feb 03, 2038
HorseFeb 04, 2038 – Jan 23, 2039
SheepJan 24, 2039 – Feb 11, 2040
MonkeyFeb 12, 2040 – Jan 31, 2041
RoosterFeb 01, 2041 – Jan 21, 2042
DogJan 22, 2042 – Feb 09, 2043
BoarFeb 10, 2043 – Jan 29, 2044

 

Each sign is linked to a month of the solar year, it is thereby also linked to a season. Each of the elements is also linked to a season and the element that shares a season with a sign is known as that sign’s Fixed Element. In other words, that element is believed to impart some of its characteristics to the sign concerned. The fixed element of each sign applies also to the year and hour signs, and not just the monthly sign. It is important to note that the fixed element is separate from the cycle of elements which interact with the signs in the 60 year cycle.

Associated
Element
Heavenly
Stem
 
 
Feb 05, 1924 – Jan 23, 1925Yang Wood 
Jan 24, 1925 – Feb 12, 1926Yin Wood 
Feb 13, 1926 – Feb 01, 1927Yang Fire 
Feb 02, 1927 – Jan 22, 1928Yin Fire 
Jan 23, 1928 – Feb 09, 1929Yang Earth 
Feb 10, 1929 – Jan 29, 1930Yin Earth 
Jan 30, 1930 – Feb 16, 1931Yang Metal 
Feb 17, 1931 – Feb 05, 1932Yin Metal 
Feb 06, 1932 – Jan 25, 1933Yang Water 
Jan 26, 1933 – Feb 13, 1934Yin Water 
Feb 14, 1934 – Feb 03, 1935Yang Wood 
Feb 04, 1935 – Jan 23, 1936Yin Wood 
Jan 24, 1936 – Feb 10 1937Yang Fire 
Feb 11, 1937 – Jan 30 1938Yin Fire 
Jan 31, 1938 – Feb 18, 1939Yang Earth 
Feb 19, 1939 – Feb 07, 1940Yin Earth 
Feb 08, 1940 – Jan 26, 1941Yang Metal 
Jan 27, 1941 – Feb 14, 1942Yin Metal 
Feb 15, 1942 – Feb 04, 1943Yang Water 
Feb 05, 1943 – Jan 24, 1944Yin Water 
Jan 25, 1944 – Feb 12, 1945Yang Wood 
Feb 13, 1945 – Feb 01, 1946Yin Wood 
Feb 02, 1946 – Jan 21, 1947Yang Fire 
Jan 22, 1947 – Feb 09, 1948Yin Fire 
Feb 10, 1948 – Jan 28, 1949Yang Earth 
Jan 29, 1949 – Feb 16, 1950Yin Earth 
Feb 17, 1950 – Feb 05, 1951Yang Metal 
Feb 06, 1951 – Jan 26, 1952Yin Metal 
Jan 27, 1952 – Feb 13, 1953Yang Water 
Feb 14, 1953 – Feb 02, 1954Yin Water 
Feb 03, 1954 – Jan 23, 1955Yang Wood 
Jan 24, 1955 – Feb 11, 1956Yin Wood 
Feb 12, 1956 – Jan 30 1957Yang Fire 
Jan 31, 1957 – Feb 17, 1958Yin Fire 
Feb 18, 1958 – Feb 07, 1959Yang Earth 
Feb 08, 1959 – Jan 27, 1960Yin Earth 
Jan 28, 1960 – Feb 14, 1961Yang Metal 
Feb 15, 1961 – Feb 04, 1962Yin Metal 
Feb 05, 1962 – Jan 24, 1963Yang Water 
Jan 25, 1963 – Feb 12, 1964Yin Water 
Feb 13, 1964 – Feb 01, 1965Yang Wood 
Feb 02, 1965 – Jan 20 1966Yin Wood 
Jan 21, 1966 – Feb 08, 1967Yang Fire 
Feb 09, 1967 – Jan 29, 1968Yin Fire 
Jan 30, 1968 – Feb 16, 1969Yang Earth 
Feb 17, 1969 – Feb 05, 1970Yin Earth 
Feb 06, 1970 – Jan 26, 1971Yang Metal 
Jan 27, 1971 – Feb 14, 1972Yin Metal 
Feb 15, 1972 – Feb 02, 1973Yang Water 
Feb 03, 1973 – Jan 22, 1974Yin Water 
Jan 23, 1974 – Feb 10 1975Yang Wood 
Feb 11, 1975 – Jan 30 1976Yin Wood 
Jan 31, 1976 – Feb 17, 1977Yang Fire 
Feb 18, 1977 – Feb 06, 1978Yin Fire 
Feb 07, 1978 – Jan 27, 1979Yang Earth 
Jan 28, 1979 – Feb 15, 1980Yin Earth 
Feb 16, 1980 – Feb 04, 1981Yang Metal 
Feb 05, 1981 – Jan 24, 1982Yin Metal 
Jan 25, 1982 – Feb 12, 1983Yang Water 
Feb 13, 1983 – Feb 01, 1984Yin Water