3rd February

Mathematicians who were born or died on 3rd February


Mathematicians born on this day:

1774 : Mollweide
1893 : Julia
1898 : Urysohn
1905 : Beurling

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1737 : Tommaso Ceva
1831 : Trail
1862 : Biot
1923 : Guenther
1925 : Heaviside
1929 : Erlang
1940 : Michell
1943 : Hedrick
1956 : Borel
1964 : Lewis

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Gaston Julia Oliver Heaviside Emile Borel


A quotation for today

Oliver Heaviside (1850 - 1925)

There is no absolute scale of size in the Universe, for it is boundless towards the great and also boundless towards the small.

Quoted in D'A W Thompson On Growth and Form (Cambridge 1917)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


Previous Day Today Next Day Whole year
Main Index Biographies Index
Birth and death statistics

JOC/EFR February 2017

The URL of this page is:

School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of St Andrews, Scotland
http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Day_files/Day203.html