- 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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]]>- Which mathematician’s burial was described as follows – “He was buried more like a robber than what he really was, the ornament of his century.”
- Which mathematician described his discovery of non-Euclidean geometry as “From nothing I have created another entirely new world.”?

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]]>- In 1843, what does Sir William Hamilton invent during a walk along the Royal Canal in Dublin?
- In 1903, Frank Cole gives his famous silent presentation about what unsolved math problem?

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]]>- What famous theorem does Kurt Godel present on Sept. 7, 1930?
- Two of the most prolific mathematicians died during the month of September. Can you name both of them?

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]]>- What famous scientist wrote to President Roosevelt on August 2, 1939?
- What was the subject of the great debate between Tartaglia and Ferrari during this month in 1548?

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]]>- 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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