3rd March

Mathematicians who were born or died on 3rd March


Mathematicians born on this day:

1838 : George Hill
1845 : Georg Cantor
1872 : Wilhelm Ahrens
1878 : Georgios Remoundos
1882 : Kazimierz Bartel
1898 : Emil Artin
1901 : Otto Schreier
1912 : Andy Guinand
1916 : Paul Halmos
1916 : Hans Samelson
1919 : Aleksei Vasilevich Pogorelov

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1703 : Robert Hooke
1879 : William Clifford
1954 : Hendrik de Vries
1988 : Sewall Green Wright
1991 : Bill Penney

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Georg Cantor Emil Artin Otto Schreier


A quotation for today

Paul Halmos (1916 - 2006)

Applied mathematics will always need pure mathematics just as anteaters will always need ants.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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