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cal is a Terminal program used to display a 1-month or 1-year calendar.


To show this month's calendar


To show 2005's year calendar

 cal 2005


  cal -y

To show the calendar for October, 1972

 cal 10 1972

To show the month of "Gregorian Reform" in 1752, where they dropped several days in order to synchronize the world's calendars.

 cal 9 1752

Man Page Excerpt

cal displays a simple calendar. If arguments are not specified, the current month is displayed.