28th April

Mathematicians who were born or died on 28th April


Mathematicians born on this day:

1765 : Lacroix
1773 : Woodhouse
1831 : Tait
1838 : Hunyadi
1854 : Ayrton
1868 : Voronoy
1882 : Angheluta
1906 : Gödel
1906 : Richard Rado
1921 : Barsotti
1925 : Preston
1937 : David Fowler

Mathematicians who died on this day:

1843 : Wallace
1903 : Gibbs
1975 : Heilbronn
1986 : Bing

Posters available   (Click on a link below)

Kurt Gödel J Willard Gibbs Peter Guthrie Tait


Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty Mathematician of the week

A quotation for today

Kurt Gödel (1906 - 1978)

I don't believe in natural science.
[Said to physicist John Bahcall.]

Quoted in Ed Regis, Who Got Einstein's Office? 1987

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians


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http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Day_files/Day428.html