14th March

Mathematicians who were born or died on 14th March


Mathematicians born on this day:

1862 : Vilhelm Bjerknes
1864 : Kürschák
1879 : Einstein
1882 : Sierpinski
1889 : Chisini
1896 : Calderwood

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1937 : Phragmen
1973 : Aiken

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Albert Einstein Waclaw Sierpinski Howard Aiken


A quotation for today

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

... common sense is nothing more than a deposit of prejudices laid down in the mind before you reach eighteen.

Quoted in E T Bell, Mathematics: Queen and Servant of Science

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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