3rd July

Mathematicians who were born or died on 3rd July


Mathematicians born on this day:

1820 : Ernest de Jonquières
1866 : Henry Baker
1897 : Jesse Douglas
1908 : Archibald Macintyre
1933 : Frederick Justin Almgren
1934 : William Parry
1934 : Soraya Sherif
1945 : Saharon Shelah

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1749 : William Jones
1991 : Ernst Witt
1999 : Pelageia Polubarinova Kochina

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Henry Baker Jesse Douglas William Jones


A quotation for today

Henry Baker (1866 - 1956)

[On the concept of group:]
... what a wealth, what a grandeur of thought may spring from what slight beginnings.

Quoted in F Cajori, A History of Mathematics (New York, 1919)



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