Mathematicians born on this day:
1711 : Laura Bassi 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1897 : Samuel Haughton 
Karl Weierstrass  Laura Bassi  Ron Graham 
Karl Weierstrass (1815  1897)
It is true that a mathematician who is not also something of a poet will never be a perfect mathematician.
Quoted in D MacHale, Comic Sections (Dublin 1993)
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