3rd August

Mathematicians who were born or died on 3rd August


Mathematicians born on this day:

1835 : Martin
1851 : FitzGerald
1914 : Kac
1926 : Auslander
1943 : Bollobas

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1914 : Couturat
1917 : Frobenius
1922 : Lerch
1959 : Jakob Nielsen

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Georg Frobenius George FitzGerald Mark Kac


Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty Mathematician of the week

A quotation for today

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


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JOC/EFR April 2015

This page is a copy of the one at:

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http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Day_files/Day803.html