Mathematicians born on this day:
1048 : Omar Khayyam 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1924 : Corrado Segre 
Ruggero Boscovich  Oliver Heaviside  Bertrand Russell 
Bertrand Russell (1872  1970)
The fact that all Mathematics is Symbolic Logic is one of the greatest discoveries of our age; and when this fact has been established, the remainder of the principles of mathematics consists in the analysis of Symbolic Logic itself.
Principles of Mathematics. 1903
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