## Mathematicians Of The Day

### 31st December

On this day in 1915, the Mathematical Association of America was founded in Columbus, Ohio. The roots of the Association can be traced to the founding of the

The postage stamp of one of today's mathematicians at THIS LINK was issued in 2011.

*American Mathematical Monthly*by Benjamin Finkel in 1894.The postage stamp of one of today's mathematicians at THIS LINK was issued in 2011.

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##### Born:

- 1856: William Thomson Ⓟ
- 1872: Volodymyr Levytsky Ⓟ
- 1878: Ethel Elderton
- 1896: Carl Siegel Ⓟ
- 1913: Cândido Silva Dias Ⓟ
- 1916: Douglas Northcott Ⓟ
- 1930: Jaime Escalante Ⓟ
- 1937: Vladimir Maz'ya Ⓟ
- 1945: Leonard Adleman Ⓟ
- 1952: Vaughan Jones Ⓟ

##### Died:

- 1610: Ludolph Van Ceulen Ⓟ
- 1659: János Apáczai Ⓟ
- 1679: Giovanni Alfonso Borelli Ⓟ
- 1719: John Flamsteed Ⓟ
- 1894: Thomas Stieltjes Ⓟ
- 1912: Robert Ferguson
- 1929: Onorato Nicoletti Ⓟ
- 1944: Nikolai Evgrafovich Kochin Ⓟ
- 1956: Edwin P Adams Ⓟ
- 1962: Charles Galton Darwin Ⓟ
- 1982: Kurt Friedrichs Ⓟ
- 2020: Olli Lehto Ⓟ

#### Quotation of the day

##### From John Flamsteed

I crave the liberty to conceal my name, not to suppress it. I have composed the letters of it written in Latin in this sentence:

In Mathesin a sole fundes.