Mathematicians born on this day:
1473 : Copernicus 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1553 : Reinhold 
Nicolaus Copernicus  Karl Weierstrass  Edmund Landau 
Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty  Mathematician of the week 
Edmund Landau (1877  1938)
It gives me the same pleasure when someone else proves a good theorem as when I do it myself.
Quoted in D MacHale, Comic Sections (Dublin 1993)
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