String to Timestamp Converter

Timestamp Conversion Tool

Use this to convert a texual date / time representation into a unix timestamp.
An interesting side effect, you can also use this form to tell you the day of the week, of dates in history, or dates in the future.

Date / Time Formats

This tool uses PHP's strtotime( ) function.
Some of the formats you can use:

  • 1972-09-24# ISO 8601
  • 72-9-24# Assume 19xx for 69 through 99, 20xx for 00 through 68
  • 72-09-24# Leading zeros are ignored
  • 9/24/72# Common U.S. writing
  • 24 September 1972
  • 24 Sept 72# September has a special abbreviation
  • 24 Sep 72# Three-letter abbreviations always allowed
  • Sep 24, 1972
  • 24-sep-72
  • 24sep72
  • day month year
  • day month
  • month day year
  • day-month-year
  • 20:02:00.000000
  • 20:02
  • 8:02pm
  • 20:02-0500# In EST (U.S. Eastern Standard Time)
  • 1 year
  • 1 year ago
  • 3 years
  • 2 days
  • now
  • yyyymmdd