16th September

Mathematicians who were born or died on 16th September


Mathematicians born on this day:

1494 : Maurolico
1736 : Tetens

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1925 : Friedmann
1931 : Nielsen
1937 : Airey
1946 : Jeans
1979 : Marion Gray
1989 : Shields

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

James Jeans Allen Shields


A quotation for today

James Jeans (1877 - 1946)

From the intrinsic evidence of his creation, the Great Architect of the Universe now begins to appear as a pure mathematician.

Mysterious Universe

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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