9th November

Mathematicians who were born or died on 9th November


Mathematicians born on this day:

1731 : Banneker
1846 : Rethy
1847 : Castigliano
1869 : Snyder
1885 : Kaluza
1885 : Weyl
1905 : Abraham Albert
1906 : Lopatynsky
1922 : Lakatos

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1890 : Fraser
1954 : Bisacre
1966 : Rutherford
1981 : Lois Griffiths

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Hermann Weyl Dan Rutherford Benjamin Banneker


A quotation for today

Hermann Weyl (1885 - 1955)

Logic is the hygiene the mathematician practices to keep his ideas healthy and strong.

The American Mathematical Monthly, November, 1992

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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