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When making edits to a date field in an ArcGIS Mobile 10 project and pressing OK, the value that appears in the date field is either 1/1/0001 12:00:00 or 12/30/1899
Screen shot of error
This happens when editing the date manually. If when editing the date the cursor is placed in front of the first digit of the time field, and the year is deleted the error occurs.
Notice position of cursor
The format of the date is very important. The space between the last digit of the year and the first digit of the time must be preserved.
Red arrow points to space that must not be deleted.
This has been resolved in ArcGIS for Windows Mobile 3.0
After creating a mobile project that contains a feature class that has a date attribute, use the following workflow to avoid error.
Notice position of cursor.