Mathematicians born on this day:
1552 : Bürgi |
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1742 : 'sGravesande |

Joost Bürgi | Frigyes Riesz | Florian Cajori |

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

**Florian Cajori** (1859 - 1930)

The best review of arithmetic consists in the study of algebra.

*The Teaching and History of Mathematics in the United States*

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

JOC/EFR November 2014
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School of Mathematics and Statistics University of St Andrews, Scotland | |

http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Day_files/Day228.html |