Mathematicians born on this day:
1632 : Wren |
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1896 : Tisserand |

Christopher Wren | William Young | Paul Dirac |

**Andrey Kolmogorov** (1903 - 1987)

The theory of probability as mathematical discipline can and should be developed from axioms in exactly the same way as Geometry and Algebra.

*Foundations of the Theory of Probability*

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

JOC/EFR January 2013
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