14th March

Mathematicians who were born or died on 14th March

Mathematicians born on this day:

1811 : Andrew Hart
1862 : Vilhelm Bjerknes
1864 : József Kürschák
1879 : Albert Einstein
1882 : Wacław Sierpiński
1889 : Oscar Chisini
1896 : Nora Calderwood
1912 : Pierre Lelong

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1907 : Jakob Rebstein
1937 : Edvard Phragmén
1973 : Howard Aiken
2018 : Stephen Hawking

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Albert Einstein Waclaw Sierpinski Howard Aiken

A quotation for today

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

... common sense is nothing more than a deposit of prejudices laid down in the mind before you reach eighteen.

Quoted in E T Bell, Mathematics: Queen and Servant of Science

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

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