Well considering your current data isnt real dates and you dont want to use any scripts, I dont know what you expect the application to do...
I'm assuming the way you are writing the dates there is just for the post or perhaps how you have the date formatted to look and that actually under the hood these are date fields.
When you enter Find mode you can search for a range of dates by using the ellipses. For example if you wanted to search for dates between Jan2000 to March2001 (as in your example) you could enter 1/2000...3/2001 and it would find all dates from 1/1/2000 through 3/31/2001.
IF these are true date fields, you can simply enter 1/2000...3/2001 to find all records from January 2000 to March 2001 inclusive.