Mathematicians born on this day:
1522 : Lodovico Ferrari
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1612 : Christopher Clavius
|Jacques Binet||Joseph Wedderburn||Guillaume De l'Hôpital|
With equal passion I have sought knowledge. I have wished to understand the hearts of men. I have wished to know why the stars shine. And I have tried to apprehend the Pythagorean power by which number holds sway about the flux. A little of this, but not much, I have achieved.
The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell .
Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians.
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