Mathematicians born on this day:
1844 : Wangerin 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1891 : Wolstenholme 
Adolf Hurwitz  Niels Bohr  Albert Wangerin 
Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty  Mathematician of the week 
Adolf Hurwitz (1859  1919)
A PhD dissertation is a paper of the professor written under aggravating circumstances.
Quoted in D MacHale, Comic Sections (Dublin 1993)
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