Assume that you have a date “01/09/2016” and you would like to find out what day of the week it is. For example , it should display if it is Monday , Tuesday , Wednesday…
You can use the DATENAME function to get the day of a week as shown.
How to get day of a week in SQL Server ?
SELECT DATENAME(dw,GETDATE()) as day
This will display Thursday as result.