Mathematicians who were born or died on 30th December

Mathematicians born on this day:

1869 : Emilie Martin
1897 : Stanisław Saks

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1691 : Robert Boyle
1932 : Eliakim Moore
1947 : Alfred North Whitehead
1956 : Heinrich Scholz
1978 : Mark Aronovich Naimark
1982 : Philip Hall

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Alfred Whitehead Philip Hall Robert Boyle

A quotation for today

WhiteheadAlfred Whitehead (1861 - 1947)

So far as the mere imparting of information is concerned, no university has had any justification for existence since the popularization of printing in the fifteenth century.

The Aims of Education.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians.

JOC/EFR May 2017 School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of St Andrews, Scotland
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