SQL date conversion of 5-digit date

Hello experts,

I am performing a data conversion and came across a date field that lives in a format I havent see.  Sample dates are:

57,277
57,277
55,594
56,179
56,603
57,071
57,534
57,645
56,981
56,792​

I would love to get this into some type of mm/dd/yyyy format if possible.

I initially thought it was the excel julian format that could be solved via =TEXT(E7,"mm/dd/yyyy"), but that kicked out crazy future dates, so didnt make any sense.

Thoughts?

Thanks!
robthomas09Asked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

arnoldCommented:
There is no way to know exactly what these dates were.  
You have to find the source of the data and get the information.
If you simply enter the number in excel, and then change the cell format to date, you'll get a date in 2045-49 depending on the number.
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
PortletPaulEE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Please ONLY use tags and topics that relate to your specific question.

You have listed both MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server, but date processing is very different in those 2 databases.

Which rdbms and version is actually used here?

{+edit}
In addition, can you also identify the actual data type of that column?
is it integer?
0
Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Developer, Architect, and AuthorCommented:
<wild guess>  
Are you working with an Excel spreadsheet, where dates were imported into it but Excel displays it as a number?
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
MySQL Server

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.