What is a good way to show a numerical value associated with a date, and make sure the date and value aren't confusing?
For example if a user wants to see how many meetings they have on each day of the month.
This is my attempt.
A very common method of displaying numeric results is a number inside of a circle. You will have seen this with iOS notifications and other web applications.
A quick mockup of what it could look like:
Something like this is effective at conveying your meaning because it builds upon systems that users are already accustomed to.