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Wrong date format in tables

So i have a table with these dates,

they are in wrong format,

what sql can i use to reformat these dates to


SQL* dates

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Alex Lord

8/22/2022 - Mon
slightwv (䄆 Netminder)

What database?
Is it an actual date data type or a string/varchar data type?
Alex Lord

it is a varchar
Sharath S

you can try this.

select convert(varchar(10), convert(datetime, date_column), 103) from your_table

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slightwv (䄆 Netminder)

>>it is a varchar
What database product?

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Alex Lord

I agree i am fixing someone mistake lol