27th March

Mathematicians who were born or died on 27th March

Mathematicians born on this day:

1857 : Karl Pearson
1895 : Ole Peder Arvesen
1897 : Douglas Hartree
1905 : László Kalmár
1927 : Horst Sachs

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1888 : Francesco Faà di Bruno
1925 : Carl Neumann
1929 : Samuil Osipovich Shatunovsky
1972 : Maurits Escher
2010 : Sheila Power Tinney

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Karl Pearson Maurits Escher László Kalmár

A quotation for today

Karl Pearson (1857 - 1936)

Modern science, as training the mind to an exact and impartial analysis of facts, is an education specially fitted to promote citizenship.

The Grammar of Science (London 1911)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

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