2nd June

Mathematicians who were born or died on 2nd June


Mathematicians born on this day:

1884 : H T H Piaggio
1895 : Tibor Radó
1916 : Abraham Seidenberg
1932 : Taira Honda

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1929 : Otto Schreier
1942 : Andrew Forsyth
1943 : Edward Van Vleck
1946 : William Peddie

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Otto Schreier Tibor Radó Andrew Forsyth


A quotation for today

Andrew Forsyth (1858 - 1942)

I began to understand that pure mathematics was more than a collection of random tools mainly fashioned for use in the Cambridge treatment of natural philosophy.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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