troubleshooting Question

T-SQL - Convert TEXT to DATE

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column DateOfBirth is varchar(08)
I need to convert that text to a date.

There are no leading 0's in that column, so Sept 20 1980 is stored as '9201980'

I need to convert that text to a proper date, or '09/20/1980'
declare @DateOfBirth varchar(08) = '9201980'
select CONVERT(varchar,CONVERT(datetime,@DateOfBirth ,  112),121)  -- This and several variances have failed

Thanks in advance.
Brian Crowe
Database Manager

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