Finding yesterday's date with datetime

Michael J. Fromberger Michael.J.Fromberger at Clothing.Dartmouth.EDU
Mon May 15 18:14:13 CEST 2006


In article <1147709343.491705.276360 at v46g2000cwv.googlegroups.com>,
 "Thierry Lam" <lamthierry at gmail.com> wrote:

> Is there an easy way to determine the yesterday's date(year-month-day)
> from the python datetime library if I know today's date?

from datetime import datetime, timedelta

today = datetime.today()
yesterday = today - timedelta(1)

# See the .month, .day, and .year fields of yesterday

Cheers,
-M

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Michael J. Fromberger             | Lecturer, Dept. of Computer Science
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~sting/  | Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA



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