3rd July

Mathematicians who were born or died on 3rd July


Mathematicians born on this day:

1820 : Jonquières
1866 : Baker
1897 : Douglas
1908 : Archibald Macintyre
1933 : Almgren
1934 : Parry
1945 : Shelah

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1749 : Jones
1991 : Witt
1999 : Kochina

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Henry Baker Jesse Douglas


A quotation for today

Henry Baker (1866 - 1956)

[On the concept of group:]
... what a wealth, what a grandeur of thought may spring from what slight beginnings.

Quoted in F Cajori, A History of Mathematics (New York, 1919)



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