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Converts the expression into a date, and removes any hours, minutes, or seconds.
For information about controlling the interpretation of date formats, see date_order option and nearest_century option.
DATE( expression )
The value to be converted to date format, typically a string.
The following statement returns the value 1999-01-02 as a date:
SELECT DATE( '1999-01-02 21:20:53' );
The following statement returns the create dates of all the objects listed in the SYSOBJECT system view:
SELECT DATE( creation_time ) FROM SYSOBJECT;