Questions relating to the English Language usage when referring to dates

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“In month year” versus “In year month”

I find that "in May 2012" is used more often than "in 2012 May" by far. Is the latter ungrammatical?
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Writing deadlines

I'm currently using the following date format for setting deadlines: Monday, 27 January 2014, 3 PM My questions are: Should I mention time at the beginning or leave it at the end? Should I ...
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Writing vs speaking: “Thursday the 26th” vs “Thursday 26th”

When reading a date aloud, I believe it's common to insert a "the" between the day of the week and the number of the month when the month is omitted. I can't recall if I've ever seen the "the" written ...
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Noun (date) as modifier - comma after year needed?

I know that we should always add a comma after the year if the date format is like September 15, 2015. But I've also read that if the date is used as an adjective, there should be no comma. In these ...
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Date Range help!

I have a date range July–September 2015. It doesn't look right. Should it be July–September, 2015? Have you any suggestions, or is it right to begin with?