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SQL | Setting criteria using WHERE exercise | List all the events occurring in February 2005
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Create a query which lists out all of the events which took place in February 2005:
Your query should return these two events.
To put it another way, list out all the events which took place between 1st February 2005 and 28th February 2005.
Save this query as February 2005, then close it down.
WHERE EventDate LIKE '2005-02%'
WHERE EventDate BETWEEN '2005-02-01' AND '2005-02-28'
Use the YEAR function for an even easier way ...
WHERE Year(EventDate) = '2005' AND Month(EventDate) = '2'
WHERE Year(EventDate) = '2005'
AND Month(EventDate) = '2'
AND DAY(EventDate) BETWEEN '1' AND '28'
Better - but you shouldn't put the inverted commas round the numbers, as they aren't text!
where DATEPART(yyyy, EventDate) = 2005 and
DATEPART(month, EventDate) = 2