Mathematicians born on this day:
1844 : Boltzmann 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1762 : Tobias Mayer 
Ludwig Boltzmann  Tobias Mayer  Laura Bassi 
Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty  Mathematician of the week 
Ludwig Boltzmann (1844  1906)
A mathematician will recognise Cauchy, Gauss, Jacobi or Helmholtz after reading a few pages, just as musicians recognise, from the first few bars, Mozart, Beethoven or Schubert.
Quoted in A Koestler, The Act of Creation
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