Mathematicians born on this day:
1508 : Gemma Frisius 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1632 : Albert Girard 
Jacques Hadamard  George Boole  Pafnuty Chebyshev 
Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty  Mathematician of the week 
Hermann Weyl (1885  1955)
God exists since mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists since its consistency cannot be proved.
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