16th September

Mathematicians who were born or died on 16th September


Mathematicians born on this day:

1494 : Francesco Maurolico
1736 : Johannes Tetens

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1925 : Alexander Friedmann
1931 : Niels Nielsen
1937 : John Airey
1946 : James Jeans
1979 : Marion Gray
1989 : Allen Shields
2016 : Benjamin Moiseiwitsch

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James Jeans Allen Shields Francisco Maurolico


A quotation for today

James Jeans (1877 - 1946)

From the intrinsic evidence of his creation, the Great Architect of the Universe now begins to appear as a pure mathematician.

Mysterious Universe

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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