Mathematicians born on this day:
1796 : Quetelet 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1975 : Perron 
Adolphe Quetelet  Frank Ramsey  Oskar Perron 
Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty  Mathematician of the week 
Frank Ramsey (1903  1930)
Suppose a contradiction were to be found in the axioms of set theory. Do you seriously believe that a bridge would fall down?
Quoted in D MacHale, Comic Sections (Dublin 1993)
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