- What famous mathematician wrote protesting against “the use of an infinite quantity as an actual entity; this is never allowed in mathematics.”?
- Who was the first man to step foot on the moon during the month of July?

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]]>- What famous mathematician received his Ph.D. on June 16 at the ripe old age of 22?
- On what day is
*Discourse of the Method*, by Rene Descartes, is published?

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]]>- What famous mathematician predicted his own death during the month of May?
- On May 24, 1973, Pi is calculated to how many decimal places?

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]]>- What famous mathematician (perhaps the most famous of them all) was born in the month of April? There are two possibilities for this one!
- Which future U.S. president completed his own proof of the Pythagorean Theorem during the month of April?

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]]>- My favorite mathematician is born this month. Who is he? Here’s a hint – “my brain is open.”
- March 17 celebrates the anniversary of one of the most lopsided business deals in all of mathematical history. Who did it involve? What was the deal?

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]]>- In 1650, which famous mathematician catches a cold while tutoring the Queen of Sweden? (He dies 10 days later.)

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]]>- What famous mathematician was born on January 23?

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]]>- In 1742, Euler presents the first concise statement of what famous theorem?
- In 1908,
*Scientific American*offers $500 to anyone who can come up with “a simple explanation” of what famous idea?

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