4th January

Mathematicians who were born or died on 4th January

Mathematicians born on this day:

(Because of the difference between the Gregorian and the Julian calendars, Christmas Day 1642 was celebrated on Newton's birthday in England.)

1643 : Newton
1818 : Broch
1848 : Suter
1890 : Brink
1908 : Claytor

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1752 : Cramer
1826 : Fuss
1894 : Lonie
1950 : Snyder
1958 : Archie Alexander
1961 : Schrödinger
2005 : Harary

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Isaac Newton Erwin Schrödinger Gabriel Cramer

A quotation for today

Isaac Newton (1643 - 1727)

If I have been able to see further, it was only because I stood on the shoulders of giants.

Letter to Robert Hooke

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

Previous Day Today Next Day Whole year
Main Index Biographies Index
Birth and death statistics

JOC/EFR February 2017

The URL of this page is:

School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of St Andrews, Scotland