Mathematicians born on this day:
1048 : Omar Khayyam |
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1924 : Corrado Segre |

Ruggero Boscovich | Oliver Heaviside | Bertrand Russell |

**Bertrand Russell** (1872 - 1970)

The fact that all Mathematics is Symbolic Logic is one of the greatest discoveries of our age; and when this fact has been established, the remainder of the principles of mathematics consists in the analysis of Symbolic Logic itself.

*Principles of Mathematics*. 1903

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

JOC/EFR January 2013
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