How to Punctuate References to Dates and Times
Daily Writing Tips
AUGUST 29, 2011
Where do the commas go in references to days, months, years, and time of day? The same form is correct for referring to a holiday during a certain year: “I haven’t seen her since Christmas 2005.” However, as in the second example in the second paragraph, the combination of day, date, and time requires organizational punctuation: “The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, August 31, at 7 p.m.”. Original Post: How to Punctuate References to Dates and Times.