## Mathematicians Of The Day

### 5th November

On this day in 1828, Augustus De Morgan, age 22, gave his introductory lecture,

*On the study of mathematics*, at London University. He was the first mathematics professor at the university.
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##### Born:

- 1848: James Whitbread Lee Glaisher Ⓟ
- 1866: Alfred Tauber Ⓟ
- 1872: John Meiklejohn Ⓟ
- 1899: Karl Dörge Ⓟ
- 1916: Edmund Hlawka Ⓟ
- 1930: Frank Adams Ⓟ
- 1952: Bob Thomason Ⓟ

##### Died:

- 1526: Scipione del Ferro
- 1800: Jesse Ramsden Ⓟ
- 1879: James Clerk Maxwell Ⓟ
- 1934: Walther von Dyck Ⓟ
- 1981: Stanisław Mazur Ⓟ
- 1995: Bob Thomason Ⓟ
- 2009: Chandra Kintala Ⓟ

#### Quotation of the day

##### From Frank Adams

... the so-called Adams Spectral Sequence ...