Why is start date September, 14 1758 rejected?

+1 vote

I'm getting the bogus error:

Sorry, the start date September, 14 1758 is not valid. Please use YYYY-MM-DD or Month DD, YYYY.

Can someone correct it please?  In the meantime, work around is to use 14 Sep 1758 instead.

in WikiTree Help by William Foster G2G6 Pilot (106k points)
recategorized by Ellen Smith
If you entered the date at it appears in your question, William, then you need to move the comma to after the 14.
That is the answer, but it would  be nice if Wikitree software was more forgiving (i.e., add a feature to accept this mistaken format that is not ambiguous).

1 Answer

+2 votes
I think it chokes on the comma.
I've had it choke on an extra space between month and day.
by Eva Ekeblad G2G6 Pilot (428k points)

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