24th March

Mathematicians who were born or died on 24th March


Mathematicians born on this day:

1809 : Liouville
1835 : Josef Stefan
1842 : Niven
1848 : Jules Tannery
1892 : Morse
1913 : Ralph Fox
1948 : Chang

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1945 : Klug
1956 : Hamill
1956 : Whittaker
1976 : Murnaghan

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Joseph Liouville Marston Morse Edmund Whittaker


Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty Mathematician of the week

A quotation for today

Marston Morse (1892 - 1977)

But mathematics is the sister, as well as the servant, of the arts and is touched by the same madness and genius.

Quoted in S Gudder A Mathematical Journey

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Day_files/Day324.html