Why are there different date formats?
Because different cultures developed their own ways of expressing dates long before international commerce got started. A good candidate for being a world-wide standard for dates is the ISO 8601 format, which is yyyy-mm-dd. By having a four-digit year, its clear which element is the year.
What is M D YYYY format?
Date and Time FormatsFormat SpecifierFormatExample%d/%m/%ydd/mm/yy21/02/18%d-%m-%Ydd-mm-yyyy21-02-2018%d-%m-%ydd-mm-yy21-02-18%m-%d-%Ymm-dd-yyyy02-21-201821 more rows
What is date format DD MMM YYYY?
DD/MMM/YYYY. Two-digit day, separator, three-letter abbreviation of the month, separator, four-digit year (example: 25/JUL/2003) MMM/DD/YYYY. Three-letter abbreviation of the month, separator, two-digit day, separator, four-digit year (example: JUL/25/2003) YY/DDD.
Is it todays date or todays date?
Todays Date or Todays Date? Todays date is correct for the same reason as todays meeting is correct as explained above.