Mathematicians born on this day:
410 : Proclus |
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1907 : Morera |

Daniel Bernoulli | John von Neumann | Francis Edgeworth |

Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty | Mathematician of the week |

**John von Neumann** (1903 - 1957)

Anyone who considers arithmetic methods of producing random digits is, of course, in a state of sin.

Quoted in D MacHale, *Comic Sections * (Dublin 1993)

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

JOC/EFR April 2015
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