Watch Your Dates!

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How do I record dates?

Watch Your Dates!

One source of date confusion is the practice of listing just the numbers for the month/day/year. You will find that Europeans and others generally use a day/month/year format, while Americans use a month/day/year format. In order to avoid confusion, you should use the following format: Day- 3 character month - full year; i.e., 23 Mar 1958.

   

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