Outline date sort is alphabetic

When in outline mode, I sort by date, the result is an alpha sort, not a date sort.

This issue has not been resolved as yet. There are four (4) different bugs at play here: LH1877, LH2698, LH3700, and LH4611 as noted here: [url][LH3700 | LH2698] Custom Metadata DATE - #2 by Jestar] and here: [url][LH4611] can't enter data custom metadata - #6 by rwfranz].