Why append query dealing with a date in a strange way?

I have an append query that is writing a strange date value to a field in the table it is appending.

Here is what the query designer looks like:

Query Column
But when the date which is 2018 in the original table gets exported it looks like 7/10/1905 in the table that is appended.  I want it to say 2018.

Why is this happening?
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crystal (strive4peace) - Microsoft MVP, AccessRemote Training and ProgrammingCommented:
hi Steve,

2018 is not a date. 2018 is a year and should be stored as an integer.  When converted to a date:

? cdate(2018)

... and the reverse:

? clng(#7/10/1905#)

have an awesome day,

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