Different ways to write date and time
Writing the date We write the date in English in different ways.
The most common way in British English is to write the day of the month first, then the month starting with a capital letter and then the year: Today is the 7th September. The grand opening is on 1st June.
With the exception of May and June, months can be shortened as follows: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Jul, Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec. Dates in American English In written American English, the month of the date comes before the day and year.
Across style guides, years, days of the month, hours, and minutes are almost never spelled out. Please see the April 19,revised version of this article at Writing Dates and Times. The more complicated the style of date, the more formal it is. Sunday, 13 April Sunday the 13th of April, Writing Dates in American English In American English, the month comes before the day, which means you cannot use of and rarely use ordinal numbers adding st, nd, rd, th. Writing the date We write the date in English in different ways. You write it out as in the morning in the afternoon in the evening If starting at noon, say noon. With the exception of May and June, months can be shortened as follows:
For example, Independence Day in the USA is on July 4th each year. Speaking the date We ask datw date or about dates in several ways. We can add the and of when we reply: What date did they get married?
Dates in American English In written American English, the month of the date comes before the day and year. And in fact it is, ISO sets the international standard for writing dates as YYYY-MM-DD. In the later examples, the and of are optional, but if you do use them you must add both the and of; it would be incorrect to say only 13th of April or the 13th April. As you note, hour time is wholly cifferent in American usage known as military time, and used only in a handful of industries. Thus, on a formal piece of writing, you would have January 1, Saturday. Hungary and many of the Asian countries use big endian form when writing the date.