24th March

Mathematicians who were born or died on 24th March

Mathematicians born on this day:

1809 : Joseph Liouville
1835 : Josef Stefan
1842 : William Niven
1848 : Jules Tannery
1892 : Marston Morse
1913 : Ralph Fox
1948 : Sun-Yung Alice Chang

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1945 : Leopold Klug
1956 : Christine Hamill
1956 : Edmund Whittaker
1976 : Francis Murnaghan

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Joseph Liouville Marston Morse Edmund Whittaker

A quotation for today

Marston Morse (1892 - 1977)

But mathematics is the sister, as well as the servant, of the arts and is touched by the same madness and genius.

Quoted in S Gudder A Mathematical Journey

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

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