Born February 29th? Your Sign is Pisces

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by Lucas Vanderlinden If you were born on February 29th, then according to Western astrology, your zodiac sign is Pisces, the sign of the fishes. This means that when you were born, the Sun was...


If you were born on February 29th, then according to Western astrology, your zodiac sign is Pisces, the sign of the fishes. This means that when you were born, the Sun was in the stars that make up the constellation known as Pisces. Let's explore the basics of your horoscope.

Pisces Overview

Pisces is known as मीन (meena) in Sanskrit, or “fish.” Each sign of the zodiac is characterized by certain basic traits. Here's what you need to know about the Pisces sign:

  • Sign of the Fishes: Pisces natives are shy and soft-hearted. They can often be found encircled by loving friends.
  • Ruled by Jupiter: Jupiter is the planet of wisdom, spirituality, wealth, and learning. Jupiterians are religious and warm-hearted.
  • A water sign: Those with a Pisces moon are perceptive, artistic, and sentimental.
  • A dual sign: Persons born under this sign are adaptable and multi-talented.
  • A feminine sign: This makes the native receptive, sensitive, and empathetic.
  • Pisces’s preferred gemstone is yellow sapphire: Pisceans can also benefit from yellow topaz and citrine as well.

Traits of the Sun in Pisces

In Western Astrology, a person’s sign is determined by the position of the Sun. If you were born on Feb 28th, then you’re considered a Pisces according to most people in the Western world. The influence of the Sun in a birth chart will change depending on various factors, but here are some general traits likely to be found in a native whose Sun is in Pisces:

  • You are a loyal friend: You genuinely care about the well-being of others and stand by those who are close to you, even in times of difficulty.
  • You easily attract the opposite sex: Your physical attractiveness, charm, and financial stability make you very popular, especially among members of the opposite sex.
  • You can earn well in a water-related profession: Pisces is a water sign ruled by Jupiter, which grants success in fields related to the water, boats, and other maritime professions.
  • You may feel insecure: Despite your achievements, you tend to focus on your weaknesses and imperfections due to your high ideals and tendency toward perfectionism.
  • You lead a fortunate life: Pisces is one of the most benefic signs of the Zodiac. You are likely to be wealthy, famous within your sphere of activity, and blessed with a beautiful family. However, you should be cautious about scandals.

Pisces Careers

Pisceans prefer working behind the scenes or in fields that allow them to help others. While you are unlikely to suffer from poverty, be careful not to overcommit to various projects, leaving no time for yourself. Here are some recommended and avoidable careers for Pisces:

Recommended careers: Anything cultured or charitable. Artists, doctors, teachers, nurses, priests, nuns, monks, or non-profit or social justice workers.

Careers to avoid: Office workers or customer support at for-profit corporations, or anything in the animal agriculture, tobacco, or pharmaceutical industries.

Pisces Mantras

A mantra is a short phrase that uplifts and cleanses our mind, heart, and consciousness. Here are some mantras that Pisceans can benefit from:

  • Om vamanaya namaha: This mantra is specifically beneficial for Pisceans.
  • Hare krishna hare krishna krishna krishna hare hare Hare rama hare rama rama rama hare hare: This maha-mantra, or "super mantra," is beneficial for people born in any zodiac sign.

Famous Birthdays on February 29th

  • Tony Robbins
  • Ja Rule
  • Pedro Sanchez
  • Lena Gercke
  • Gerard Darmon
  • Dinah Shore
  • Michele Morgan

Events in History on February 29th

  • 2004: 76th Academy Awards: "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," Sean Penn & Charlize Theron win
  • 2000: Giant Records releases American rock band Steely Dan’s "Two Against Nature," their eighth studio album, and first in 20 years; it wins four Grammy Awards.
  • 1992: Boston's Ray Bourque becomes just the 3rd defenseman in NHL history to score 1,000 career points with a goal and 2 assists in the Bruins' 5-5 tie with Washington Capitals at Boston Garden
  • 1692: First people are accused of witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts - Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne, and Tituba, a West Indian slave
  • 1504: Christopher Columbus uses a lunar eclipse to frighten hostile Jamaican Indians

Learn About the Zodiac

Learn more about your Zodiac Sign by checking out our complete guide on Pisces. You can also learn about the signs of your friends and family!

Discover Your Nakshatra

In Vedic astrology, the nakshatra is used to determine many important aspects of your life and personality. Use our free nakshatra finder to look up your nakshatra and gain valuable insights.

Remember, being born on February 29th is a unique and special occurrence. Embrace the traits and opportunities that come with being a Pisces and make the most out of your horoscope!