Make default date field the current month and year

Is your feature request related to a problem? Please describe.
When typing a date into (e.g.) the due date field, the year defaults to 1900 and the month defaults to January. For example, if I type 25 (for the day) and hit “Enter”, I see 25 January 1900.

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Dates to default to current month and year

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