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Telling MySQL How to Display Dates or Times

      
mysql>
mysql> CREATE TABLE date_val
    -> (
    ->  d       DATE
    -> );
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.01 sec)

mysql>
mysql> INSERT INTO date_val (d) VALUES('1864-02-28');
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.00 sec)

mysql> INSERT INTO date_val (d) VALUES('1900-01-15');
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.00 sec)

mysql> INSERT INTO date_val (d) VALUES('1987-03-05');
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.00 sec)

mysql> INSERT INTO date_val (d) VALUES('1999-12-31');
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.00 sec)

mysql> INSERT INTO date_val (d) VALUES('2000-06-04');
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.00 sec)

mysql>
mysql> SELECT d, DATE_FORMAT(d,'%M %d, %Y') FROM date_val;
+------------+----------------------------+
| d          | DATE_FORMAT(d,'%M %d, %Y') |
+------------+----------------------------+
| 1864-02-28 | February 28, 1864          |
| 1900-01-15 | January 15, 1900           |
| 1987-03-05 | March 05, 1987             |
| 1999-12-31 | December 31, 1999          |
| 2000-06-04 | June 04, 2000              |
+------------+----------------------------+
5 rows in set (0.00 sec)

mysql>
mysql> drop table date_val;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)

   
    
    
    
    
    
  










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