6th September

Mathematicians who were born or died on 6th September


Mathematicians born on this day:

1859 : Bukreev
1863 : Grave
1871 : Amberg
1902 : Frewin
1907 : Maurice Kendall

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1949 : McBride
1951 : Merrill
1956 : Hurewicz
1967 : Ingham
1977 : Littlewood

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

John E Littlewood Witold Hurewicz


A quotation for today

John E Littlewood (1885 - 1977)

A good mathematical joke is better, and better mathematics, than a dozen mediocre papers.

A Mathematician's Miscellany, 1953

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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