What Date is 7 Days Ago From Today?

Are you trying to figure out what the date was seven days ago?

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Date 7 Days Ago

Friday September 15, 2023

The date 7 days ago from today is Friday September 15, 2023. This calculation is made using the date today, which is September 22, 2023.

You can validate this result using our days from today calculator or our time duration calculator.

The following chart shows the date 7 days ago from today and various other days.
Start DateDate 7 Days Prior
September 18, 2023September 11, 2023
September 19, 2023September 12, 2023
September 20, 2023September 13, 2023
September 21, 2023September 14, 2023
September 22, 2023September 15, 2023
September 23, 2023September 16, 2023
September 24, 2023September 17, 2023
September 25, 2023September 18, 2023
September 26, 2023September 19, 2023

How to Calculate the Date 7 Days Ago

You can figure out the date seven days ago by hand using a calendar. Look at the calendar and look backward one day at a time while also subtracting one from 7 for each day you look backward.

Continue this process until your original number has reached zero after subtracting the days. This is the date 7 days ago.

You can use a tool such as our day counter to simplify this process.

7 Weekdays Ago From Today

If you want to consider only weekdays and ignore days that fall on the weekend, then seven weekdays ago is Wednesday September 13, 2023.

Date 7 Weekdays Ago

Wednesday September 13, 2023

It's important to note that this date does not consider holidays that may fall on a weekday. So, you'll need to adjust this to account for holidays if you're trying to calculate the date 7 business days ago.

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