Mathematicians born on this day:
1552 : Bürgi 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1742 : 'sGravesande 
Joost Bürgi  Frigyes Riesz  Florian Cajori 
Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty  Mathematician of the week 
Florian Cajori (1859  1930)
The best review of arithmetic consists in the study of algebra.
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