30th June

Mathematicians who were born or died on 30th June

Mathematicians born on this day:

1748 : Dominique Cassini
1791 : Savart
1848 : Netto
1856 : Knott
1868 : Bennett
1880 : Fueter
1900 : Vranceanu
1907 : Faddeev
1958 : Abigail Thompson

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1660 : Oughtred
1817 : Li Rui
1919 : Rayleigh
1960 : Albert Châtelet
1972 : Linnik
2002 : Berge
2010 : Arnold

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

William Oughtred Lord Raleigh Félix Savart

A quotation for today

John W Strutt (Lord Rayleigh) (1842 - 1919)

Some proofs command assent. Others woo and charm the intellect. They evoke delight and an overpowering desire to say, "Amen, Amen".

Quoted in H E Hunter The Divine Proportion (New York 1970)

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