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Nov 20 2009   1:14PM GMT

Writing dates correctly

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct?
Alexander Popov first demonstrated the use of an antenna to transmit and receive radio waves in ____________.
a. March 1896
b. March, 1896

Answer: a

According to AP Style, commas are only required with specific dates — March 18, 1896, for example.

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