# File lib/universal_ruby_whois/domain.rb, line 92
    def creation_date
      return nil unless has_domain_and_server?
      return @creation_date unless @creation_date.blank?
      if regexes[:creation_date] && (regexes[:creation_date] =~ whois_output)
        @creation_date = (Time.local(*ParseDate.parsedate($2)) rescue nil)
      end
      @creation_date
    end