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Comma in long date format

My friend is sending an invitation, and she is using the date of:

January, 16th 2016

Is this technically correct, or at a minimum not considered barbaric? Where should the comma be?

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I would omit the comma and put a period after 16th.

Hairy Scot January 6, 2016, 5:20pm

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comman format would be: January 16th, 2016
see date formats at:

jayles the unwoven January 7, 2016, 4:35pm

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Jayles the unwoven and Hairy Scot are right, the comma must be placed after 16th. For more understanding of the use of commas there is an interesting post here:

Kevin44 January 12, 2016, 3:19am

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My understanding is that the comma belongs after the 16.

Also, while it may be pronounced "sixteenth", you never write the "th" (or "st", "nd", etc.).

So, it should be:
January 16, 2016

Johnic Boom April 8, 2016, 1:09pm

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