9th June

Mathematicians who were born or died on 9th June

Mathematicians born on this day:

1669 : Magnitsky
1885 : Littlewood
1906 : Offord
1913 : Wales

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1751 : Machin
1969 : Davenport
1977 : Doetsch
1989 : Mochizuki
1994 : Tinbergen
1995 : Malone-Mayes
2010 : Adamson

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

John E Littlewood Harold Davenport John Machin

A quotation for today

John E Littlewood (1885 - 1977)

The paper is very heavy going, and I should never have read it had I had not written it myself.

Quoted in D MacHale, Comic Sections (Dublin 1993)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

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