Things that will bring Ox luck:

  • Lucky numbers: 1, 4, and numbers containing 1 and 4 (like 14 and 41)
  • Lucky days: the 13th and 27th of every Chinese lunar month
  • Lucky colors: white, yellow, and green
  • Lucky flowers: tulip, morning glory, and peach blossom
  • Lucky directions: north and south
  • Lucky months: the 7th and 9th Chinese lunar months

Things that Ox should avoid:

  • Unlucky color: blue
  • Unlucky numbers: 5 and 6
  • Unlucky direction: southwest
  • Unlucky months: the 4th and 11th Chinese lunar months


Ox are most compatible with rats, snakes, and roosters. However, they can clash with goats, horses, and dogs.

Famous Ox-Year People:

  • Napoleon Bonaparte: born August 15, 1769, an Earth Ox
  • Vincent Van Gogh: born on March 30, 1853, a Water Ox
  • Walt Disney: born on December 5, 1901, a Gold Ox
  • Margaret Thatcher: born on October 13, 1925, a Wood Ox
  • Barack Obama: born on August 4, 1961, a Gold Ox