Mathematicians born on this day:
1863 : Painlevé 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1708 : Seki 
Paul Painlevé  Werner Heisenberg  Ambrose Rogers 
Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty  Mathematician of the week 
Werner Heisenberg (1901  1976)
An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his subject, and how to avoid them.
Physics and Beyond (New York 1971)
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