26th September

Mathematicians who were born or died on 26th September

Mathematicians born on this day:

1688 : Willem 'sGravesande
1854 : Percy MacMahon
1891 : Hans Reichenbach
1926 : Brian Haselgrove
1927 : Brian Griffiths

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1766 : Giulio Fagnano
1802 : Georg Vega
1868 : August Möbius
1877 : Hermann Grassmann
1910 : Thorvald Thiele
1976 : Paul Turán
1979 : K K Weatherhead
1990 : Lothar Collatz

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August Möbius Hermann Grassmann Jurij Vega

A quotation for today

Hans Reichenbach (1891 - 1953)

If error is corrected whenever it is recognised, the path of error is the path of truth.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

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