## Mathematicians Of The Day

### 15th August

On this day in 1956, the Australian Mathematical Society was founded.

The postage stamp of one of today's mathematicians at THIS LINK was issued in 1982.

The postage stamp of one of today's mathematicians at THIS LINK was issued in 1982.

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##### Born:

- 1795: Émile Léger
- 1863: Aleksei Krylov Ⓟ
- 1882: Jean Chazy Ⓟ
- 1886: Balfour Lockhart Ⓟ
- 1892: Louis de Broglie Ⓟ
- 1897: Sylvia Skan
- 1901: Petr Sergeevich Novikov Ⓟ
- 1905: Hermann Brück Ⓟ
- 1912: Carlo Miranda Ⓟ
- 1932: Marian Țarină Ⓟ

##### Died:

- 1758: Pierre Bouguer Ⓟ
- 1789: Jacob (II) Bernoulli Ⓟ
- 1798: Edward Waring Ⓟ
- 1922: Pierre Boutroux Ⓟ
- 1953: Ludwig Prandtl Ⓟ
- 1978: Viggo Brun Ⓟ
- 2002: Heinz Bauer Ⓟ

#### Quotation of the day

##### From Pierre Boutroux

Logic is invincible because in order to combat logic it is necessary to use logic.