Chinese New Year Dates

Table of Chinese New Year Dates from 1951 to 2000

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Chinese New Year 2020 on 25th Jan. Next year, 2021, it will be on 12th Feb.

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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 FebMetalHare
1952 27th JanWaterDragon
1953 14th FebWaterSnake
1954 3rd FebWoodHorse
1955 24th JanWoodSheep
1956 12th FebFireMonkey
1957 31st JanFireRooster
1958 18th FebEarthDog
1959 8th FebEarthPig
1960 28th JanMetalRat
1961 15th FebMetalOx
1962 5th FebWaterTiger
1963 25th JanWaterHare
1964 13th FebWoodDragon
1965 2nd FebWoodSnake
1966 20th FebFireHorse
1967 9th FebFireSheep
1968 30th JanEarthMonkey
1969 17th FebEarthRooster
1970 6th FebMetalDog
1971 27th JanMetalPig
1972 15th FebWaterRat
1973 3rd FebWaterOx
1974 23rd JanWoodTiger
1975 11th FebWoodHare
1976 31st JanFireDragon
1977 18th FebFireSnake
1978 7th FebEarthHorse
1979 28th JanEarthSheep
1980 16th FebMetalMonkey
1981 5th FebMetalRooster
1982 25th JanWaterDog
1983 13th FebWaterPig
1984 2nd FebWoodRat
1985 20th FebWoodOx
1986 9th FebFireTiger
1987 29th JanFireHare
1988 17th FebEarthDragon
1989 6th FebEarthSnake
1990 27th JanMetalHorse
1991 15th FebMetalSheep
1992 4th FebWaterMonkey
1993 23rd JanWaterRooster
1994 10th FebWoodDog
1995 31st JanWoodPig
1996 19th FebFireRat
1997 7th FebFireOx
1998 28th JanEarthTiger
1999 16th FebEarthHare
2000 5th FebMetalDragon

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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