3rd March

Mathematicians who were born or died on 3rd March


Mathematicians born on this day:

1838 : Hill
1845 : Cantor
1882 : Bartel
1898 : Artin
1901 : Schreier
1912 : Guinand
1916 : Halmos
1916 : Halmos
1916 : Samelson
1919 : Pogorelov

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1703 : Hooke
1879 : Clifford
1954 : Hendrik de Vries
1988 : Sewall Green Wright
1991 : Penney

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Georg Cantor Emil Artin Otto Schreier


A quotation for today

Paul Halmos (1916 - )

Applied mathematics will always need pure mathematics just as anteaters will always need ants.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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