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problem: this year on October 2, 2001, the date in MMDDYYYY format will be a palindrome (same forwards as backwards).
when was the last date that this occurred on? (see if you can do it in your head!)

Is not the correct answer simply?

Tuesday, October 19, 2004

I see...February does not have 30 days...

Tuesday, October 19, 2004

This is a shot in the dark:

12/31/1321 ??

Yeah, right, unless I'm right...
Wednesday, October 20, 2004

Maria, even worse in the format MMDDYYYYY 30/02/2003 would meen the 2nd day of the 30th month, so we're not even talkin about february ;)

I can't think of a later date than that the mystery guy shot in the dark though, seems about right to me

Christian Kamel
Wednesday, October 20, 2004

There is a later date than 12/31/1321.  But I won't spoil it for you by posting it here.

Link to the solution

Wednesday, October 20, 2004

what about 04/02/2004 ?

Mark D
Wednesday, November 17, 2004

Its August 31st, 1380.
thats 08311380

Thursday, December 2, 2004

What about 11/11/1111
i.e. 11th november 1111

Nitin Prasad
Wednesday, December 29, 2004

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