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Problems with date in SQL INSERT...???

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I'm having some troubles trying to insert a date into a FileMaker database via SQL.  The following is something I'm trying:

INSERT INTO Invoices (CreationDate) VALUES (2/20/2007)

I don't get any parsing errors with this and the data inserts, however, it's doing the math and inserting 2 divided by 20 divided by 2007.  Winds up with a crazy decimal like .0002343023403030.  

If I try and put single quotes around the date value FM returns a "query failed" error, and nothing more.

Any information on how I can get the SQL query to treat 2/20/2007 as a date value instead of doing the math would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks!

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