Mathematicians born on this day:
1769 : Hachette 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1856 : William Hamilton 
Elie Cartan  Jean Hachette  André Weil 
Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty  Mathematician of the week 
André Weil (1906  1998) God exists since mathematics is consistent, and the Devil exists since we cannot prove it.
Quoted in H Eves Mathematical Circles Adieu (Boston 1977).
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