30th October

Mathematicians who were born or died on 30th October


Mathematicians born on this day:

1840 : Neuberg
1844 : Halphen
1863 : Zaremba
1906 : Tikhonov
1907 : Davenport
1946 : Thurston

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1626 : Snell
1631 : Mastlin
1739 : Magnitsky
1810 : Francois Francais
1975 : Gustav Hertz
1989 : Faddeev
1991 : Kolchin
2007 : Heinonen
2011 : Kubilius

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Harold Davenport Willebrord Snell Michael Mästin


Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty
A quotation for today

Harold Davenport (1907 - 1969)

A peculiarity of the higher arithmetic is the great difficulty which has often been experienced in proving simple general theorems which had been suggested quite naturally by numerical evidence.

The Higher Arithmetic (1952)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


Yesterday Today Tomorrow Whole year
Main Index Biographies Index
Birth and death statistics Quotations Posters
History Topics index Famous Curves index
Time lines Chronology Birthplace Maps
Search Form Mathematical Societies

JOC/EFR January 2013

This page is a copy of the one at:

School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of St Andrews, Scotland
http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Day_files/Day1030.html