Mathematicians born on this day:
(Because of the difference between the Gregorian and the Julian calendars, Christmas Day 1642 was celebrated on Newton's birthday in England. |
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1921 : Bohl |

Antoni Zygmund | Isaac Newton | Wilhelm Kutta |

**Isaac Newton** (1643 - 1727)

*Numero pondere et mensura Deus omnia condidit *

God created everything by number, weight and measure.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

JOC/EFR January 2013
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http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Day_files/Day1225.html |