The tiger ranks No.3 among the Chinese Zodiacs and it is the “Tiger time” during 3:00 o’clock in the morning to 5:00 o’clock in the morning. To judge the year of the Tiger, you can check as follows: when the year of the AD is divided by 12, the remainder of the result is 6, then it is the year of Tiger. The formula is that the number of the year ÷12= a quotient, and the remainder is 6. For example: 2010÷12=167······6, then the year of 2010 is the Year of the Tiger.
Here are some years of the Tiger: 1902,1914,1926,1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022, 2046, 2058, 2070,2082,2094 etc.
As for the tiger to be a zodiac, in ancient times, there were lions and no tigers in the Chinese Zodiac. Because the lion is too ferocious and has a bad reputation, the Jade Emperor, who was in charge of setting the Chinese Zodiac, wanted to remove the lion, but he must also fill in an animal that managed the forest. At this time, the Jade Emperor thought of the Tiger Guardian in front of the hall, which is also one of the origins of the Zodiac Tiger.
The Zodiac Tiger is regarded as a symbol of mighty and braveness, being straightforward and just and having an imposing appearance. It has the auspicious meaning of warding off bad luck and bringing good health.
The people who were born in the years of the Tiger have strong ambition, and they are enthusiastic and optimistic, and have the pioneering spirit; those who belongs to the Zodiac Tiger have a sense of justice. Their characters are more paranoid, adventurous, and they are not afraid of failure, with ambitious temperament, to be very confident about himself. And they naturally like to accept challenges, do not like to obey others, and like others to listen to their wishes. And they are very arrogant, and self-centered, and they are not careful, but easy to be emotional, and to believe in others. They are very rebellious, and they are difficult to communicate with others, and often show the extreme nature of personality.