18th January

Mathematicians who were born or died on 18th January


Mathematicians born on this day:

1856 : Bianchi
1880 : Ehrenfest
1901 : Petrovsky
1908 : Bronowski

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1873 : Dupin
1963 : Titchmarsh

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Charles Dupin Luigi Bianchi Edward Titchmarsh


A quotation for today

Edward Titchmarsh (1899 - 1963)

I met a man once who told me that far from believing in the square root of minus one, he didn't believe in minus one. This is at any rate a consistent attitude.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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