Mathematicians born on this day:
1625 : Bartholin 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1822 : Argand 
George Stokes  Florence Nightingale  Erasmus Bartholin 
William Jevons (1835  1882)
It is clear that Economics, if it is to be a science at all, must be a mathematical science.
Theory of Political Economy.
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