Yes, you can filter reports based on the submission date. Go to your Reports section, edit your report and click Report Filters at page top, then Add Filter.
Select the option Submission date in the first dropdown list, then choose the indicator: is, is greater than, is less than, is today and, finally, pick the date of reference using the calendar. To open the calendar, click on the small picker on the right.
If you want to refer to a specific period of time in the past, then use two such filters: one with greater than, one with less than.