Mathematicians born on this day:
1820 : Jonquières | Mathematicians who died on this day: |
Henry Baker | Jesse Douglas |
Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty | Mathematician of the week |
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)
JOC/EFR April 2015
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School of Mathematics and Statistics University of St Andrews, Scotland | |
http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Day_files/Day703.html |