Saturn – Uranus former cycles:

 

2.    1942 – 1988, 29 Taurus – first conjunction  on 3 May 1942

 

-    the Cold War period (approx. 1945–1991)

-    America and URSS became dominating countries in the world

 

a)    First conjunction (1941 – 1943) – Saturn conjunct Uranus in Taurus

 

-    Adolf Hitler dominates Europe with his authoritarian regime

-    in 1942 the Axis advance is stopped, the Allied forces take control of the situation, with America playing a key role

 

b)    First sextile (1948 – 1949)

 

-    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was founded on 4 April 1949 as a system of collective defence

 

c)    First square (1951 – 1952)

 

-    as part of the Cold War, North Korea invaded  South Korea in 1950 with the support of Russia and communist China. United States felt they have to help South Korea in the war in order to prevent the communist regime in the north of the divided country from spreading to the south.

 

d)    Opposition (1965 – 1967) – Saturn in Pisces opposes Uranus in Virgo

 

- the Civil Rights Movement (1955 – 1968), mainly symbolised by the conjunction of Uranus and Pluto in Virgo, led by Martin Luther King, creates effects which change the system

- also Pluto is conjunct with Uranus

- the Vietnam war (1955 – 1975) escalates as Lyndon B. Johnson became president of the United States

- the Six-Day War (1967) was the Third Arab-Israeli War, between Israel and the neighboring states of Egypt, Jordan and Syria.

 

e)     Second square (1975 – 1977)

 

 

3.    1897 – 1942, 28 Scorpio – first conjunction  on 6 January 1897

 

-    from imperialism to fascism

 

a)    First conjunction (1897)

 

-    imperialism reach his maximum effect

-    British empire expansion in South Africa, Britain power is at apogee

-    Russian domination in Manchuria, also in a conflict with Japan  

-    Madagascar was annexed by France in 1896

-    The Spanish–American War ( 1898) which ended with the victory of America and indefinite colonial authority over Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines.

-    The Greco-Turkish War of 1897, a war fought between the Kingdom of Greece and Ottoman Empire

 

b)    First semi – square (1903)

 

-    a short economic crisis in 1903

-    The Russo-Japanese War (1904 – 1905), a first sign that imperialism will face difficulties

 

c)    First sextile (1905 – 1906)

 

-    economy rises, relations are improving between great powers

 

d)    First square (1909 – 1910)

 

-    in the same time the opposition Jupiter – Saturn (1910 – 1911)

-    tension is rising in Europe, the war is approaching

 

e)    Opposition (1918 – 1920)

 

-    Europe is in decline, prices goes up; inflation and a monetary crisis will follow

-    The Russian Revolution of 1917 is a series of revolutions in Russia, which destroyed the Tsarist autocracy and led to the creation of the Soviet Union

-     the United States have a more powerful position, production increase, economy is better

 

f)    Second square (1930 – 1931)

 

-    The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression started in about 1929 and lasted until early 1940s (the end of the cycle). It was the longest, most widespread, and deepest depression of the 20th century. Also Pluto was in opposition with Saturn and square with Uranus.

 

g)    Second conjunction (1942)

 

-    Fascism and the World War II

-    Germany conquers Europe, after a very good position at the start of the cycle (1897), after a defeat at the opposition (1918).