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  • FromDate[ date ] converts a date of the form y , m , d , h , m , s to an absolute number of seconds since the beginning of January 1, 1900.
  • FromDate converts between the forms returned by Date and AbsoluteTime.
  • FromDate assumes that both the date and the absolute time are to be given in the same time zone.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 2.13.3.
  • See also: ToDate.
  • Related package: Miscellaneous`Calendar`.

    Further Examples

    Here are the number of seconds between Jan 1 1900 and Jan 1 1995.