31st January

Mathematicians who were born or died on 31st January


Mathematicians born on this day:

1715 : Giovanni Fagnano
1841 : Samuel Loyd
1886 : Neville Watson
1896 : Sof'ja Aleksandrovna Janovskaja
1914 : Lev Arkad'evich Kaluznin
1928 : Heinz Bauer
1945 : Persi Diaconis

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1632 : Jost Bürgi
1862 : Charles MacKenzie
1903 : Norman Ferrers
1934 : Duncan Sommerville
1973 : Noel Slater
1976 : Lloyd Williams
1980 : Emanuel Sperner
2005 : Lee Segel
2014 : Stein Arild Stromme

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Joost Bürgi Duncan Sommerville Sof'ja Aleksandrovna Janovskaja


A quotation for today

Persi Diaconis (1945 - )

The really unusual day would be one where nothing unusual happens.



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