Years of the Ox: 1925 – 1937 – 1949 – 1961 – 1973 – 1985 – 1997 – 2009. The Chinese Astrological Ox are powerful, dependable beings that were meant to lead. Oxen may appear docile, but watch out! They also have quite a temper. They are extremely determined and work tirelessly to get what they want. Step by step and piece by piece, they move steadily toward their goals. People born under the sign of the Ox are dependable and stick to a routine until the job is done….