Mathematicians born on this day:
1889 : Thomas Lancaster Wren |
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1756 : Jacques Cassini |

Lars Ahlfors | Albert Einstein | Jacques Cassini |

**Albert Einstein** (1879 - 1955)

It is nothing short of a miracle that modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry.

Quoted in H Eves *Return to Mathematical Circles* (Boston 1988)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

JOC/EFR April 2015
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