is there a correct way to write dates on invites?

posted 3 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@heavenslight: If you are going to include the year, don’t include the “th.” 

Post # 4
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I did:

 

 

 

Sunday, the second of June

Two Thousand Thirteen

Half Past Four O’Clock

 

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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

@heavenslight:  Yes, there are guidelines for this, some of which depend upon the formality of your event.

I had very formal wedding, so my invitation read:

Friday, the Twenty-Second of May

Two Thousand Nine

As a general rule, never include the “st,” “nd,” “rd,” or “th” following a date when using numerals.  For example, if I were writing today’s date on anything, I would write June 28, 2013 (not June 28th.)

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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

A little less traditional design – This is ours:

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