Days ago

Isabelle Viktoria Maciohsek · Python, Date · Oct 28, 2020

Calculates the date of n days ago from today.

  • Use datetime.date.today() to get the current day.
  • Use datetime.timedelta to subtract n days from today's date.
from datetime import timedelta, date

def days_ago(n):
  return date.today() - timedelta(n)
days_ago(5) # date(2020, 10, 23)

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