28th October

Mathematicians who were born or died on 28th October

Mathematicians born on this day:

1703 : Antoine Deparcieux
1804 : Pierre Verhulst
1873 : Karl Sundman
1880 : Michele Cipolla
1892 : Dijksterhuis
1892 : Eduard Jan Dijksterhuis

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1703 : John Wallis
1917 : Eugenio Levi
1918 : Ulisse Dini
1918 : Edward Alexander Bouchet
1965 : Luther Eisenhart
1986 : Irving Reiner
1989 : Louise Szmir Hay

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John Wallis Antoine Deparcieux Irving Reiner

A quotation for today

John Wallis (1616 - 1703)

Whereas Nature does not admit of more than three dimensions ... it may justly seem very improper to talk of a solid ... drawn into a fourth, fifth, sixth, or further dimension.

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