troubleshooting Question

How can I convert a  column that is varchar(50) to Date time

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I want to convert a table column to DATETIME, I used alter table name [Dim_Loan] alter column LoanDate datetime, got an error, Conversion failed when converting date and/or time from character string . The column LoanDate is varchar(13), LoanDate column  has this output Jan 11 2020 1, am not sure what the 1 stands for. The Loan Date is being used in a store procedure  as a  Report Date with datetime as its data type
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