23rd June

Mathematicians who were born or died on 23rd June


Mathematicians born on this day:

1612 : Tacquet
1746 : Trail
1824 : Dase
1841 : Woolsey Johnson
1858 : Johnson
1895 : Childs
1912 : Turing
1914 : Colin Cherry
1941 : Grattan-Guinness

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1891 : Weber
1978 : Waller

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Alan Turing Wilhelm Weber William Trail


Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty Mathematician of the week

A quotation for today

Alan Turing (1912 - 1954)

We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.

From his paper on the Turing test

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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