gives the current day of the week.
gives the day of the week for the given date.
Details and Options
- The following options can be given:
CalendarType "Gregorian" calendar in which the date parameter has been specified
Examplesopen allclose all
Basic Examples (3)
Properties & Relations (2)
Conway's Doomsday rule observes that certain dates within a Gregorian calendar year will always fall on the same day of the week, including the last day of February, the 4th day of the 4th month, the 6th day of the 6th month, and others:
Wolfram Research (2012), DayName, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DayName.html (updated 2014).
Wolfram Language. 2012. "DayName." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. Last Modified 2014. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DayName.html.
Wolfram Language. (2012). DayName. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DayName.html