Mathematicians born on this day:
1866 : Sampson 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1671 : Riccioli 
Cornelius Lanczos  Irving Kaplansky 
Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty  Mathematician of the week 
Cornelius Lanczos (1893  1974)
Astronomy was the cradle of the natural sciences and the starting point of geometrical theories.
Quoted in D MacHale, Comic Sections (Dublin 1993)
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