Mathematicians born on this day:
1835 : Martin |
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1914 : Couturat |

Georg Frobenius | George FitzGerald | Mark Kac |

Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty | Mathematician of the week |

**Mark Kac** (1914 - 1984)

There are surely worse things than being wrong, and being dull and pedantic are surely among them.

Quoted in D MacHale, *Comic Sections * (Dublin 1993)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

JOC/EFR April 2015
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http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Day_files/Day803.html |