8th October

Mathematicians who were born or died on 8th October


Mathematicians born on this day:

1850 : Scott Lang
1908 : Hans Heilbronn
1908 : Aldo Ghizzetti
1932 : Kenneth Appel
1933 : Gary Roach
1947 : Palle Jorgensen
1962 : Nkechi Agwu

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1652 : John Greaves
1883 : Enoch Beery Seitz
1942 : Sergei Alekseevich Chaplygin
1954 : Dimitrie Pompeiu
1973 : Evan (Ianto) Davies
1985 : Gordon Welchman
1994 : Brian Hartley
2005 : Harry Pitt
2005 : Alfred Goldie

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Brian Hartley Kenneth Appel John Greaves


A quotation for today

John Greaves (1602 - 1652)

O! my good friend, my good friend! Never was there sorrow like our sorrow!
Comment on the execution of Charles I in 1649



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