23rd August

Mathematicians who were born or died on 23rd August


Mathematicians born on this day:

1683 : Poleni
1778 : Wronski
1797 : Saint-Venant
1829 : Moritz Cantor
1842 : Reynolds
1873 : Geocze
1893 : Ritt
1908 : Todd
1909 : David
1919 : Rokhlin
1928 : Gohberg
1929 : Anthony Spencer
1956 : Floer

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1806 : Coulomb
1923 : Ayrton
1935 : Gysel
1973 : Hellmuth Kneser
1988 : Lewy
2004 : Schmetterer
2009 : Samuel
2012 : Serrin

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Hoëné Wronski Charles Augustin Coulomb Osborne Reynolds


A quotation for today

Charles Augustin Coulomb (1736 - 1806)

On graduating from school, a studious young man who would withstand the tedium and monotony of his duties has no choice but to lose himself in some branch of science or literature completely irrelevant to his assignment.



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