Mathematicians born on this day:
1637 : Neile 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1912 : George Darwin 
Leopold Kronecker  Luigi Cremona  George Darwin 
James Glaisher (1848  1928)
The mathematician requires tact and good taste at every step of his work, and he has to learn to trust to his own instinct to distinguish between what is really worthy of his efforts and what is not.
Quoted in H Eves Mathematical Circles Squared (Boston 1972)
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