Mathematicians born on this day:
1809 : Liouville  Mathematicians who died on this day: 
Joseph Liouville  Marston Morse  Edmund Whittaker 
Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty  Mathematician of the week 
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
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