30th December

Mathematicians who were born or died on 30th December


Mathematicians born on this day:

1897 : Saks

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1691 : Boyle
1932 : Eliakim Moore
1947 : Alfred Whitehead
1956 : Scholz
1978 : Naimark
1982 : Hall

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Alfred Whitehead Philip Hall Robert Boyle


A quotation for today

Alfred Whitehead (1861 - 1947)

So far as the mere imparting of information is concerned, no university has had any justification for existence since the popularization of printing in the fifteenth century.

The Aims of Education.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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