Mathematicians born on this day:
1767 : Bouvard 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1831 : Germain 
Augustus De Morgan  MarieSophie Germain  Max Dehn 
Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty  Mathematician of the week 
Augustus De Morgan (1806  1871)
Every science that has thriven has thriven upon its own symbols: logic, the only science which is admitted to have made no improvements in century after century, is the only one which has grown no symbols.
Transactions Cambridge Philosophical Society, 10 (1864)
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