Mathematicians born on this day:
(Because of the difference between the Gregorian and the Julian calendars, Christmas Day 1642 was celebrated on Newton's birthday in England. 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1921 : Bohl 
Antoni Zygmund  Isaac Newton  Wilhelm Kutta 
Isaac Newton (1643  1727)
Numero pondere et mensura Deus omnia condidit
God created everything by number, weight and measure.
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