Chinese New Year Dates

Table of Chinese New Year Dates from 1951 to 2000

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Chinese New Year 2023 on 22nd January. Next year, 2024, it will be on 10th February.

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Chinese New Year Dates:

For a selection of countries using other lunar new year calendar dates look here: Selection of Lunar Calendars

Chinese New Year Dates from 1951 to 2000
YearStart DateElementAnimal
1951 6th FebruaryMETALRABBIT
1952 27th JanuaryWATERDRAGON
1953 14th FebruaryWATERSNAKE
1954 3rd FebruaryWOODHORSE
1955 24th JanuaryWOODSHEEP
1956 12th FebruaryFIREMONKEY
1957 31st JanuaryFIREROOSTER
1958 18th FebruaryEARTHDOG
1959 8th FebruaryEARTHPIG
1960 28th JanuaryMETALRAT
1961 15th FebruaryMETALOX
1962 5th FebruaryWATERTIGER
1963 25th JanuaryWATERRABBIT
1964 13th FebruaryWOODDRAGON
1965 2nd FebruaryWOODSNAKE
1966 20th FebruaryFIREHORSE
1967 9th FebruaryFIRESHEEP
1968 30th JanuaryEARTHMONKEY
1969 17th FebruaryEARTHROOSTER
1970 6th FebruaryMETALDOG
1971 27th JanuaryMETALPIG
1972 15th FebruaryWATERRAT
1973 3rd FebruaryWATEROX
1974 23rd JanuaryWOODTIGER
1975 11th FebruaryWOODRABBIT
1976 31st JanuaryFIREDRAGON
1977 18th FebruaryFIRESNAKE
1978 7th FebruaryEARTHHORSE
1979 28th JanuaryEARTHSHEEP
1980 16th FebruaryMETALMONKEY
1981 5th FebruaryMETALROOSTER
1982 25th JanuaryWATERDOG
1983 13th FebruaryWATERPIG
1984 2nd FebruaryWOODRAT
1985 20th FebruaryWOODOX
1986 9th FebruaryFIRETIGER
1987 29th JanuaryFIRERABBIT
1988 17th FebruaryEARTHDRAGON
1989 6th FebruaryEARTHSNAKE
1990 27th JanuaryMETALHORSE
1991 15th FebruaryMETALSHEEP
1992 4th FebruaryWATERMONKEY
1993 23rd JanuaryWATERROOSTER
1994 10th FebruaryWOODDOG
1995 31st JanuaryWOODPIG
1996 19th FebruaryFIRERAT
1997 7th FebruaryFIREOX
1998 28th JanuaryEARTHTIGER
1999 16th FebruaryEARTHRABBIT
2000 5th FebruaryMETALDRAGON

For a personal account of a Chinese New Year spent in Hong Kong some years ago, look here: A Chinese New Year

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