26th September

Mathematicians who were born or died on 26th September


Mathematicians born on this day:

1688 : 'sGravesande
1854 : MacMahon
1891 : Reichenbach
1926 : Haselgrove
1927 : Brian Griffiths

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1766 : Giulio Fagnano
1802 : Vega
1868 : Möbius
1877 : Grassmann
1910 : Thiele
1976 : Turán
1979 : Weatherhead
1990 : Collatz

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

August Möbius Hermann Grassmann Jurij Vega


Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty Mathematician of the week

A quotation for today

Hans Reichenbach (1891 - 1953)

If error is corrected whenever it is recognised, the path of error is the path of truth.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Day_files/Day926.html