20th September

Mathematicians who were born or died on 20th September


Mathematicians born on this day:

1674 : Manfredi
1842 : Brill
1861 : Cole
1874 : Mihály Bauer
1887 : Hecke
1906 : Faddeeva
1922 : Warga
1925 : Stewartson

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1804 : Mechain
1882 : Briot
1930 : Pasch
1982 : Bath
1996 : Erdős

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Moritz Pasch Paul Erdős


A quotation for today

Paul Erdős (1913 - 1996)

My mother said, "Even you, Paul, can be in only one place at one time." Maybe soon I will be relieved of this disadvantage. Maybe, once I've left, I'll be able to be in many places at the same time. Maybe then I'll be able to collaborate with Archimedes and Euclid.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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