Mathematicians born on this day:
1688 : 'sGravesande 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1766 : Giulio Fagnano 
August Möbius  Hermann Grassmann  Jurij Vega 
Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty  Mathematician of the week 
Hans Reichenbach (1891  1953)
If error is corrected whenever it is recognised, the path of error is the path of truth.
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