The DATE function is the best way to create a valid date in Excel.
It can create a valid date as per Excel's date system by providing the year, month and day as a number.
In simple words, it returns a date on the basis of a year, month and day you provide.
In the below example, we have used cell references to specify the year, month and day to create a date.
We can also insert arguments directly into the function to create a date as you can see in the below example.
And in the below example, we have used different types of arguments to see the result returned by the function.