## Mathematicians Of The Day

### 29th August

On this day in 1831, Michael Faraday discovered his law of electrical induction.

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##### Born:

- 1904: Leonard Roth Ⓟ
- 1904: Jerzy Słupecki Ⓟ
- 1918: John Herivel Ⓟ
- 1945: Wilbur Knorr Ⓟ
- 1948: John Carr Ⓟ

##### Died:

- 1873: Hermann Hankel Ⓟ
- 1930: James Bolam
- 1937: Otto Hölder Ⓟ
- 1975: Éamon de Valera Ⓟ
- 1990: Solomon Grigoryevich Mikhlin Ⓟ

#### Quotation of the day

##### From Leonard Roth

Newton is, of course, the greatest of all Cambridge professors; he also happens to be the greatest disaster that ever befell not merely Cambridge mathematics in particular, but British mathematical science as a whole.