Mathematicians born on this day:
1622 : Rahn |
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1825 : Mollweide |

John Playfair | Evgeny Slutsky | William Osgood |

**William F Osgood** (1864 - 1943)

The calculus is the greatest aid we have to the application of physical truth in the broadest sense of the word.

Quoted in N Rose *Mathematical Maxims and Minims* (Raleigh N C 1988)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

JOC/EFR April 2015
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