10th March

Mathematicians who were born or died on 10th March


Mathematicians born on this day:

1622 : Rahn
1748 : Playfair
1864 : Osgood
1869 : Kagan
1872 : Stephansen
1885 : Zalts
1912 : Smithies
1922 : Gluskin

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1825 : Mollweide
1921 : Upton
1948 : Slutsky
1981 : Lopatynsky

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

John Playfair Evgeny Slutsky William Osgood


A quotation for today

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


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