9th November

Mathematicians who were born or died on 9th November


Mathematicians born on this day:

1731 : Benjamin Banneker
1842 : Giuseppe Basso
1846 : Mór Réthy
1847 : Alberto Castigliano
1869 : Virgil Snyder
1885 : Theodor Kaluza
1885 : Hermann Weyl
1905 : A Adrian Albert
1906 : Yaroslav Borisovich Lopatynsky
1922 : Imre Lakatos

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1890 : Alexander Yule Fraser
1906 : Dorothea Beale
1954 : F F P Bisacre
1966 : Daniel Rutherford
1981 : Lois Griffiths

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Hermann Weyl Dan Rutherford Benjamin Banneker


A quotation for today

Hermann Weyl (1885 - 1955)

Logic is the hygiene the mathematician practices to keep his ideas healthy and strong.

The American Mathematical Monthly, November, 1992

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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