10th March

Mathematicians who were born or died on 10th March

Mathematicians born on this day:

1622 : Johann Rahn
1748 : John Playfair
1818 : Joel E Hendricks
1864 : William Osgood
1869 : Benjamin Fedorovich Kagan
1872 : Elizabeth Stephansen
1885 : Karlis Zalts
1912 : Frank Smithies
1922 : Lazar Matveevich Gluskin

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1825 : Karl Mollweide
1921 : Francis Upton
1948 : Evgeny Evgenievich Slutsky
1981 : Yaroslav Borisovich Lopatynsky

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John Playfair Evgeny Slutsky William Osgood

A quotation for today

William F Osgood (1864 - 1943)

The calculus is the greatest aid we have to the application of physical truth in the broadest sense of the word.

Quoted in N Rose Mathematical Maxims and Minims (Raleigh N C 1988)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

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