4th October

Mathematicians who were born or died on 4th October


Mathematicians born on this day:

1759 : Arbogast
1797 : Savary
1804 : Weber
1874 : Titeica
1880 : Merriles
1906 : Fasenmyer
1925 : Potts
1935 : Kumano-Go

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1885 : Scherk
1918 : Bottasso
1947 : Planck
1954 : Hamel
1973 : Kober
1974 : Robert Moore

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Max Planck Heinrich Scherk Wilhelm Weber


A quotation for today

Robert L Moore (1882 - 1974)

That student is best taught who is told the least.

Quoted in D MacHale, Comic Sections (Dublin 1993)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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