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Which sentence is correct?
On December 5, 1937, I was born.
On December 5, 1937 I was born.
 

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Which sentence is correct?
On December 5, 1937, I was born.
On December 5, 1937 I was born.

Well, neither, really! It should be:

I was born on December 5th, 1937.
 

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Most style guides tell you to put a comma before and after a year if the full date is in running text.

May 4, 2010, was my first day of work.

Similarly, the same guides will tell you to put a comma before and after the state in running text.

Freeport, Maine, has more to offer than just outlet store.
 
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