18th March

Mathematicians who were born or died on 18th March


Mathematicians born on this day:

1602 : Jacques de Billy
1640 : Philippe de la Hire
1690 : Christian Goldbach
1796 : Jakob Steiner
1839 : Joseph-Émile Barbier
1870 : Agnes Baxter
1891 : Walter Shewhart
1904 : Wilhelm Flügge
1907 : Gheorghe Pic
1911 : Walter Ledermann
1928 : Lennart Carleson

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1871 : Augustus De Morgan
1935 : Bertram Wilson
1964 : Norbert Wiener
1989 : Harold Jeffreys
1997 : Wilbur Knorr
2013 : Mary Ellen Rudin

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Jakob Steiner Augustus De Morgan Norbert Wiener


A quotation for today

Augustus De Morgan (1806 - 1871)

I don't quite hear what you say, but I beg to differ entirely with you.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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