With the Free Online Date Calculator Tool, calculate the duration (year, month, weeks, days, hours, minutes, and seconds) between two selected dates.
We cannot deny the importance of dates in our lives. Some important dates that I still remember are my birth date, the date when I completed my graduation, the date when I got married, the birth dates of my children, and so on.
Dates and events
Our life is full of events, and dates are the way to remember the time of a particular event. Maybe that event is pleasant, or it may not be suitable for your life.
Therefore, dates are essential, as dates note a particular event because our history is recorded chronologically. So the dates help us to compare one event with another. We can check whether that one event happened before another event and examine the relationship between those two events.
The dates are used to mark the periods in history. However, historians can disagree with the start and the end date of the period. The people who lived in that period even had no idea that the historians will remember them as the persons residing in that specific period in the future. Like the people living in Europe in 1922, they had no idea that they lived in "interwar years" because, at that moment, there was no clue that there would be World War II in the future.
Dates and cultural identification
Dates are also crucial for the cultural identity of a group of people. July 4 is an important date in United States history, as it is American Independence Day. Therefore, each state, or group of people, has some dates that show their cultural identity.
Chain of cause and effect
Even with the date, we can see history as a chain of cause and effect. Some minor events or happening lead to dramatic and significant changes. That shake the whole world. Therefore, dates help us analyze when an event happened in the past and when its expected consequences will come.
When tracking the historical events, it doesn't matter which calendar you use, as long as you put them in the right sequence. Today, the Gregorian calendar is the most used in the world. It marks years as BC (before Christ) or AD (anno domini, i.e., "after the death of Christ"). However, various other timekeeping systems also exist, including Hebrew, Islamic, and Chinese.
To calculate the duration (year, month, weeks, days, hours, minutes, and seconds) between two selected dates, perform the following steps.
- Open the Free Online Date Calculator Tool.
- Select the "Start Date" and "End Date" from the calendar, and click on the "Calculate Date" button.
- The tool will calculate the duration between two selected dates and provides you the results in the form of year, month, weeks, days, hours, minutes, and seconds that exist between two selected dates.