Mathematicians born on this day:
1573 : Mayr 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1590 : Benedetti 
AndréMarie Ampère  Jan A Schouten  Gábor Szegő 
Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty  Mathematician of the week 
AndréMarie Ampère (1775  1836)
The future science of government should be called "la cybernétique" (1843)
Quoted in A L Mackay, Dictionary of Scientific Quotations (London 1994)
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