Mathematicians born on this day:
1798 : von Staudt 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1930 : Kneser 
Percy Heawood  Adolf Kneser  Karl von Staudt 
Abram S Besicovitch (1891  1970)
A mathematician's reputation rests on the number of bad proofs he has given.
Quoted in J E Littlewood, A Mathematician's Miscellany 1953.
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