## Mathematicians Of The Day

### 28th October

On this day in 1952, Charles Coulson delivered his inaugural lecture as Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford on

*The spirit of applied mathematics*.
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##### Born:

- 1703: Antoine Deparcieux Ⓟ
- 1804: Pierre Verhulst Ⓟ
- 1873: Karl Sundman Ⓟ
- 1880: Michele Cipolla Ⓟ
- 1892: Eduard Jan Dijksterhuis Ⓟ
- 1936: Joram Lindenstrauss Ⓟ

##### Died:

- 1703: John Wallis Ⓟ
- 1917: Eugenio Levi Ⓟ
- 1918: Ulisse Dini Ⓟ
- 1918: Edward Bouchet Ⓟ
- 1965: Luther Eisenhart Ⓟ
- 1965: Luigi Amoroso Ⓟ
- 1986: Irving Reiner Ⓟ
- 1989: Louise Szmir Hay Ⓟ

#### Quotation of the day

##### From John Wallis

Dr. Wallis defines mechanicks to be the geometry of motion, a mathematical science, which shews the effects of powers, or moving forces, so far as they are applied to engines, and demonstrates the laws of motion.