I'm doing a report about coverage dates... and i want it to be summarized according to year and specified how many dates in a particular year...and i don't know how to use the pivot table...

here is my example of data:

1-Apr-99
1-Apr-99
1-Apr-99
1-Apr-04
1-Apr-04
1-Apr-99
1-Apr-99
1-Apr-02
12-Apr-99
22-Apr-99
29-Apr-99
29-Apr-99
pls include the step in using pivot table...
any help is highly appreciated