Mathematicians born on this day:
1606 : Caramuel 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1691 : Auzout 
AugustinLouis Cauchy  Franz Neumann  Thomas Clausen 
Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty  Mathematician of the week 
Lipa Bers (1914  1993)
... mathematics is very much like poetry ... what makes a good poem  a great poem  is that there is a large amount of thought expressed in very few words. In this sense formulas like or are poems.
Quoted in D Albers, G Alexanderson, C Reid, More Mathematical People
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