With this script you can find the corresponding day of the week of any date between 1900 and 2050.
You can test this script in this example.
Select the date:
Day: Month: Year:
Here will be displayed the selected date, and the name of the day.

• To add this script in a web page, include the following code in the location where you want to display the form for this script:
<script type="text/javascript"><!--
// Get the day of the week - coursesweb.net/javascript/
// array with the name of the month
var month = new Array("January", "February", "March", "April", "May", "June", "July", "August", "September", "October", "November", "December");

// array with the name of the days
var weekday = new Array("Sunday", "Monday", "Tuesday", "Wednesday", "Thursday", "Friday", "Saturday");

var startyear = "1900";      // first year in select list
var endyear = "2050";      // last year in select list

// adds in #weekday the selected date, and the name of the day
function getWeekDay() {
  // get the values of the selected date
  var month = document.daydate.smonths.options[document.daydate.smonths.selectedIndex].value;
  var day = document.daydate.sdays.options[document.daydate.sdays.selectedIndex].value;
  var year = document.daydate.birthyear.options[document.daydate.birthyear.selectedIndex].value;

  var obdate = new Date(year,month,day);           // object for selected date
  var nday = obdate.getDay();                     // the number of the day in the week

  document.getElementById('gweekday').innerHTML = 'The name of the day in: <i>'+day+'-'+(month*1 +1)+'-'+year+'</i> is: <b>'+ weekday[nday]+'</b>';
}
--></script>
<form name="daydate" style="text-align:center;" action="" method="post">
  <div align="center"><table style="text-align:center; background:#fbfbfe; padding:2px;" border="2" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0">
  <tr>
    <td colspan="3" style="font-size:16px;">Select the date:</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Day: 
      <select name="sdays" size="1">
<script type="text/javascript"><!--
  for(var j=1;j<32;j++)
  document.write("<option value="+j+">"+j+"</option>");
--></script>
      </select></td>
    <td>Month: 
<select name="smonths" size="1">
<script type="text/javascript"><!--
  for(var i=0;i<month.length;i++)
  document.write("<option value="+i+">"+month[i]+"</option>");
--></script>
     </select></td>
    <td>Year: 
      <select name="birthyear" size="1">
<script type="text/javascript"><!--
  for(var k=startyear;k<endyear;k++)
  document.write("<option value="+k+">"+k+"</option>");
--></script>
    </select></td>
  </tr>
  </table>
  </div><div>
<div id="gweekday">Here will be displayed the selected date, and the name of the day.</div>
    <input value="Get the day" onclick="getWeekDay()" type="button">
  </div>
</form>

Daily Test with Code Example

HTML
CSS
JavaScript
PHP-MySQL
Which HTML5 tag can be used to embed an external application (SWF, PDF) in web page?
<mark> <embed> <canvas>
<embed src="flash_game.swf" width="450" height="350" />
Which CSS pseudo-element adds a special style to the first line of a text?
:first-letter :before :first-line
#id:first-line {
  font-weight: bold;
  color: blue;
}
Click on the window object property which gets or sets the URL of current page.
window.location window.self window.status
var url = window.location;
alert(url);
Indicate the PHP function used to get the contents of a file or page and store it into a string.
fopen() file_put_contents() file_get_contents()
$homepage = file_get_contents("http://coursesweb.net/");
echo $homepage;
Find the Day of the Week

Last accessed pages

  1. Get and Modify content of an Iframe (18784)
  2. PhpSpreadsheet - Read, Write Excel and LibreOffice Calc files (18289)
  3. Styling link buttons using a Single Image and CSS (1836)
  4. RegExp - Regular Expressions in ActionScript (3373)
  5. Working with getElementsByTagName (11165)

Popular pages this month

  1. Making DIV Contents Scroll Horizontally, with multiple Div`s inside (1348)
  2. Tabs effect with CSS (1315)
  3. Contact page - CoursesWeb (1314)
  4. Courses Web: PHP-MySQL JavaScript Node.js Ajax HTML CSS (890)
  5. Insert, Select and Update NULL value in MySQL (552)