Mathematicians born on this day:
1646 : Leibniz 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1749 : Jones 
Gottfried Leibniz  JeanVictor Poncelet  R Buckminster Fuller 
Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty  Mathematician of the week 
Jean Dieudonné (1906  1992)
Analytical geometry has never existed. There are only people who do linear geometry badly, by taking coordinates, and they call this analytical geometry. Out with them!
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