28th October

Mathematicians who were born or died on 28th October


Mathematicians born on this day:

1703 : Deparcieux
1804 : Verhulst
1873 : Sundman
1880 : Cipolla

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1703 : Wallis
1917 : Eugenio Levi
1918 : Dini
1965 : Eisenhart
1986 : Reiner
1989 : Hay

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

John Wallis Antoine Deparcieux Irving Reiner


A quotation for today

John Wallis (1616 - 1703)

Whereas Nature does not admit of more than three dimensions ... it may justly seem very improper to talk of a solid ... drawn into a fourth, fifth, sixth, or further dimension.
Algebra

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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