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which of the following is correct?

1. the application has been filed on 10 August 2005.

2. the application was filed on 10 August 2005.

I am confused as both of those can be seen in daily life.

anyone can help? and explain pls.
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The second one is correct. You can't state a precise moment in the past and use the present perfect at the same time.
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thanks a lot, pieanne.