## Mathematicians Of The Day

### 8th March

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##### Born:

- 1566: Giuseppe Biancani Ⓟ
- 1788: William Hamilton Ⓟ
- 1851: George Chrystal Ⓟ
- 1865: Ernest Vessiot Ⓟ
- 1920: George Batchelor Ⓟ
- 1928: Martin Davis Ⓟ
- 1938: Don Carlson Ⓟ
- 1967: Ruth Michler Ⓟ

##### Died:

- 1688: HonorĂ© Fabri Ⓟ
- 1949: Jules Drach Ⓟ
- 1974: Olive Clio Hazlett Ⓟ
- 1985: Louis Goodstein Ⓟ
- 1988: George McVittie Ⓟ
- 2002: George Carrier Ⓟ

#### Quotation of the day

##### From George Chrystal

The teaching of Algebra in the early stages ought to consist of a gradual generalisation of Arithmetic; in other words, Algebra ought, in the first instance to be taught asArithmetica Universalisin the strictest sense.