Mathematicians born on this day:
1627 : Robert Boyle
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1894 : Emil Weyr
|Robert Boyle||Joseph-Louis Lagrange||Hermann Schwarz|
If I had not inherited a fortune I should probably not have cast my lot with mathematics.
Quoted in D MacHale, Comic Sections (Dublin 1993)
Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians.
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