REF original http://penitenziagite2016.blogspot.co.nz/2016/11/jan-2017-economist-cover-updated.html but please loo at the new information.
I had been thinking Gregorian but the start of the Jewish religious year is Nisan (April in 2017). there are only 8 cards, I should have caught that.
Number values stay the same
Card 1 value 16 Nisan (12 April) Passover and 1st day of the counting of the Omer
Card 2 value 20 Lyar (16 May) Trump Impeachment Threats / market biggest down day of 2017
Card 3 value 21 Sivan (15 June)
Card 4 value 9 Tamuz (3 July ) 9 Tammuz 3175 - 586 B.C.E: The Babylonian armies of King Nevuchadnetzar breached the walls of Jerusalem. 9 Tammuz 63 BCE Rome enters Jerusalem.
Card 5 value 13 Av (5 Aug) [DEATH CARD]
Card 6 value 1 Elul (23 Aug) 2 days after total solar eclipse traverses USA. History:
1 Elul - 1312 B.C.E.:
The Egyptians were punished with Kinim, the third plague.1 Elul 4598 - 838 C.E.: An army led by Shmuel Hanagid destroyed the army of Abu Abbas (the vizier of Amir Badis) in Almaria. [Present day Mahmoud Abbas, head of the Palestinian authority?]
Card 8 value 17 Cheshvan (6 Nov ) Begining of the Economic flood? History:
17 Cheshvan 1656 - 2106 B.C.E.:
The rains of the Mabul (flood) began to fall (according to Reb' Eliezer) flooding the earth and rising above the highest mountains. Only Noach and his family survived, in the Teyva / Ark built to that end by Divine command, and a pair of each animal species, who entered with him into the Teyva.
And this word from Rachel Baxter https://z3news.com/w/this-fall-the-mighty-fall-will-begin/