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Desktop Wallpaper Calendar — February 2018 — Free to Download

February is the second month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars. It is the shortest month of the year as it is the only month to have a length of less than 30 days. The month has 28 days in common years or 29 days in leap years, with the quadrennial 29th day being called the “leap day.”
Flower: Violet
Birthstone: Amethyst

Here are a few of the special days during this month:
1 – Imbolc (Pagan/Wiccan)
1 – Feast of Saint Brighid
2 – Groundhog Day
6 – Waitangi Day (New Zealand)
11 – Random Acts of Kindness Week
12 – Lincoln’s Birthday
13 – Mardi Gras
14 – Ash Wednesday (Christian)
14 – Maha Shivaratri (Hindu)
14 – Valentine’s Day
15 – Flag Day (Canada)
15 – Nirvana Day (Buddhist)
16 – Chinese New Year
16 – Losar (Tibetan New Year)
19 – Great Lent (Orthodox Christian)
19 – Presidents’ Day
22 – Washington’s Birthday

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Mac Users: Click thumbnail image above to see a preview of the downloadable graphic. Then Ctrl+click that image and select the command “Save Image As” in the pop-up menu to save the image to your computer. Some browsers allow you to click and drag the image to your desktop. Then use your System Preferences to change the desktop.

Windows Users: Click thumbnail image above to see a preview of the downloadable graphic. Then right-click that image and select the command “Save Image As” in the pop-up menu to save the image to your computer. Some browsers allow you to click and drag the image to your desktop. Then use your Personalization Settings to change the desktop.

Note: Desktop wallpaper calendars are free for personal use only.


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Desktop Wallpaper Calendar — January 2018 — Free to Download

January (in Latin, Ianuarius) is named after the Latin word for door (ianua), since January is the door to the year and an opening to new beginnings. The month is conventionally thought of as being named after Janus, the god of beginnings and transitions in Roman mythology. It is, on average, the coldest month of the year within most of the Northern Hemisphere (where it is the second month of winter) and the warmest month of the year within most of the Southern Hemisphere (where it is the second month of summer).
Flower: Carnation
Birthstone: Garnet

Here are a few of the special days during this month:
1 – New Year’s Day
6 – Epiphany (Christian)
7 – Christmas (Orthodox Christian)
14 – Old New Year (Orthodox Christian)
15 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
16 – Religious Freedom Day
22 – Vasant Panchami (Hindu)
26 – Australia Day (Australia)
26 – Republic Day (India)
27 – Holocaust Remembrance Day
31 – Tu B’Shevat (Jewish)

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Desktop Wallpaper Calendar — December 2017 — Free to Download

December is the twelfth and final month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars. It is the seventh and last month to have the length of 31 days.
Flower: Narcissus
Birthstone: Turquoise, Zircon, Tanzanite

Here are a few of the special days during this month:
1 – Mawlid al-Nabi (Islamic)
1 – World AIDS Day
3 – Advent Begins
7 – Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
8 – Bodhi Day (Buddhist)
10 – Human Rights Day
12 – Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Catholic)
13 – Hanukkah Begins (Jewish)
21 – Winter Solstice
21 – Yule (Pagan/Wiccan)
25 – Christmas
26 – Boxing Day (Canada, UK)
26 – Kwanzaa Begins (African American)
31 – New Year’s Eve

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Desktop Wallpaper Calendar — November 2017 — Free to Download

November is the eleventh and penultimate month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars and the fourth and last month to have the length of 30 days. November was the ninth month of the ancient Roman calendar.
Flower: Chrysanthemum
Birthstone: Topaz or Citrine

Here are a few of the special days during this month:
1 – All Saints’ Day (Christian)
1 – Day of the Dead (Mexico)
2 – All Souls’ Day (Christian)
5 – Daylight Saving Time Ends
7 – Election Day
11 – Remembrance Day (AU, CA)
11 – Veterans Day
12 – Birth of Bahá’u’lláh (Bahá’í)
20 – Universal Children’s Day
23 – Thanksgiving

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Desktop Wallpaper Calendar — October 2017 — Free to Download

October is the tenth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and the sixth month to have the length of 31 days. The eighth month in the old Roman calendar, October retained its name (from the Latin ôctō meaning “eight”) after January and February were inserted into the calendar that had originally been created by the Romans.
Flower: Calendula or Cosmos
Birthstone: Opal or Tourmaline

Here are a few of the special days during this month:
2 – Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday
4 – Mid-Autumn Festival (Asian)
5 – Sukkot Begins (Jewish)
9 – Columbus Day Observed
9 – Indigenous Peoples Day
9 – Thanksgiving (Canada)
13 – Simchat Torah (Jewish)
19 – Deepavali/Diwali (Hindu)
20 – Birth of the Báb (Bahá’í)
24 – United Nations Day
31 – Halloween
31 – Samhain (Pagan/Wiccan)

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Desktop Wallpaper Calendar — September 2017 — Free to Download

From the Latin word septem, meaning “seven,” September was the seventh month in the Roman calendar until 45 B.C., when Julius Caesar revised the calendar.
Flower: Aster
Birthstone: Saphire

Here are a few of the special days during this month:
1 – Eid al-Adha (Islamic)
4 – Labor Day (USA, Canada)
8 – International Literacy Day
10 – Grandparents Day
11 – Patriot Day
16 – Independence Day (Mexico)
18 – Constitution Day Observed
21 – International Day of Peace
21 – Muharram (Islamic New Year)
21 – Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year)
22 – Autumnal Equinox
22 – Mabon (Pagan/Wiccan)
30 – Ashurah (Islamic)
30 – Yom Kippur (Jewish)

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Desktop Wallpaper Calendar — August 2017 — Free to Download

Julius Caesar’s adopted nephew and heir, Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus, was the first Roman emperor to receive the title Augustus, meaning “revered.” Augustus named the month for himself.
Flower: Poppy
Birthstone: Sardonyx

Here are a few of the special days during this month:
1 – Lughnasa (Pagan/Wiccan)
1 – Tisha B’Av (Jewish)
7 – Civic Holiday (Canada)
7 – Partial Lunar Eclipse 2:22 pm EDT
7 – Full Moon 2:11 pm EDT
12 – Mercury Retrograde Until September 5
14 – Last Quarter 9:15 pm EDT
15 – Dormition of the Theotokos (Orthodox Christian)
21 – Total Solar Eclipse 2:26 pm EDT
21 – New Moon 2:30 pm EDT
25 – Ganesh Chaturthi (Hindu)
29 – First Quarter 4:13 am EDT

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