8th July

Mathematicians who were born or died on 8th July

Mathematicians born on this day:

1760 : Kramp
1777 : Hecht
1828 : Ferguson
1892 : Carleman
1904 : Henri Cartan
1915 : May

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1390 : Albert
1695 : Huygens
1934 : Baillaud
1971 : Reidemeister
1990 : Steinfeld
2008 : Rios
2010 : Blackwell

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Henri Cartan Christiaan Huygens Kurt Reidemeister

A quotation for today

Johann Regiomontanus (1436 - 1476)

You, who wish to study great and wonderful things, who wonder about the movement of the stars, must read these theorems about triangles. Knowing these ideas will open the door to all of astronomy and to certain geometric problems.

De Tringulis Omnimodis

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

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