|Oil tanker attacks of May 13, 2019.|
ASTROLOGY OF 2019
|The difficult transit conjunction of 2019.|
CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS
|The Soviets placed nuclear missiles in Cuba|
- August 1962: CIA Director John McCone becomes suspicious and writes a memorandum to the President recommending surveillance flights over Cuba.
- September 11, 1962: Transit 8L Saturn moved in retrograde motion over natal 3L Mercury at 12° 05‘ Capricorn and 7H. At that time, tr Ketu was at 15° 00‘ Capricorn. The Soviet Union, which were busy building a missile battery in Cuba, publicly warned on this day that a US attack on Cuba or on Soviet ships carrying supplies to the island would mean war.
- October 15, 1962: Start of the Crisis in the USA. Transit Ketu became exactly conjunct natal 3L Mercury. Transit 8L Saturn was at 11° 38‘ Capricorn, with an orb of 0° 27‘ from these two planets. On this day, President Kennedy was shown photos proving the presence of Soviet medium range nuclear tipped missiles on Cuba.
- October 22, 1962: President Kennedy delivers a nationwide television broadcast to inform the public about the crisis. The public becomes alarmed.
- October 25, 1962: Transit Ketu became conjunct tr 8L Saturn at 11° 36‘ Capricorn. The crisis peaks but at the same time begins to be defused with a Security Council meeting at the UN and secret negotiations between Premier Kruischev and President Kennedy.
- October 28, 1962: The crisis is considered to have effectively ended on this day.
IRAN WAR CRISIS
|Trump is dealing with a well equipped adversary.|
- May 10, 2019: USA raises tariffs on $200 billion of goods from China.
- May 12, 2019: Two oil tankers attacked, likely by Iran or its proxy, near the Straits of Hormuz.
- May 13, 2019: USA places Chinese company, Huawei, on a list banning it from purchasing US companies.
- June 1, 2919: China raises tariffs on $60 billion of US goods.
- June 3, 2019: Transit Ketu moved over natal 4L Venus at 23° 50‘ Sagittarius and 6th house.
- June 4, 2019: Massacre at Virginia Beach, 13 dead and 4 injured.
- June 13, 2019: Two more oil tankers attacked in Straits of Hormuz, likely by Iran or its proxy.
- June 20, 2019: Iran downs a US Navy spy drone outside/inside its international airspace.
- June 29, 2019: Transit 8th lord Saturn becomes exactly conjunct natal 4th lord Venus.
- July 4, 2019: Transit 8th lord Saturn and transit stationary Ketu become exactly conjunct at 23° 29‘ Sagittarius and 6th house.
- July 10, 2019: Transit 2nd lord Sun becomes conjunct transit stationary Rahu at 23° 30' Gemini and 12th house most effective point (MEP) and opposite transit 8th lord Saturn at 23° 01' Sagittarius and 6th house MEP.
As for Iran, the difficulty seen in the horoscope for the Islamic Revolution, suggest the theorcratic regime may collapse. If so, this would pave the way for a new chapter in the Middle East, based on increased commercial prosperity and peaceful relations among Shia and Sunni factions.