Mathematicians born on this day:
1816 : Frenet 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1880 : Morin 
G H Hardy  Eric Temple Bell  Poul Heegaard 
G H Hardy (1877  1947)
Archimedes will be remembered when Aeschylus is forgotten, because languages die and mathematical ideas do not. "Immortality" may be a silly word, but probably a mathematician has the best chance of whatever it may mean.
A Mathematician's Apology (London 1941)
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