Date 
Log 
Event 
Date Added 
325BC 

Euclid born 
Sept 04/05 
265BC 
. 
Euclid dies 
Sept 04/05 
1323 
. 
Nicole d' Oresme born 
Sept 04/05 
1382 
. 
Nicole d' Oresme dies 
Sept 04/05 
1564 
. 
Galileo born 
Jan 22/05 
1596 
. 
Rene Descartes born 
Jan 21/05 
. 
. 
. 
. 
1601 
. 
Pierre Fermat born (founder of modern number theory) 
Oct 4/05 
1632 
. 
Galileo publishes "The Two Chief Systems" 
Jan 22/05 
1637 
. 
Descartes publishes "La Geometrie" 
May2/05 
1642 
. 
Galileo dies 
Jan 21/05 
1642 
. 
Isaac Newton born 
Jan 21/05 
1646 
. 
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz born in Leipzig, Germany 
Jan 21/05 
1650 
. 
Rene Descartes dies 
Apr 29/05 
1665 
. 
Fermat dies 
Oct 4/05 
1687 
. 
Newton publishes The Principia 
Jan 21/05 
1694 
. 
Leibnitz introduces the term function 
May 7/05 
. 
. 
. 
. 
1707 
. 
Leonhard Euler born in Basel, Switzerland 
Jan 22/05 
1734 
. 
Euler introduces the function notation y = f(x) 
May 7/05 
1736 
. 
Joseph Louis Lagrange born 
Jan 29/05 
1777 
. 
Karl Friedrich Gauss born 
Jan 21/05 
1789 
. 
AugustinLouis Cauchy born 
Jan 29/05 
. 
. 
. 
. 
1805 
. 
Pierre Gustav Dirichlet born 
May 9/05 
1813 
. 
Lagrange dies 
Jan 29/05 
1823 
. 
Leopold Kronecker born 
Jan 22/05 
. 
. 
Cauchy uses epsilondelta notation for limits 
May 9/05 
1826 
. 
Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann born 
Jan 29/05 
1831 
. 
Richard Dedekind born 
Jan 21/05 
1837 
. 
Dirichlet gives the modern definition of a function in terms of set theory 
May 9/05 
1855 
. 
Gauss dies 
Oct 4/05 
1857 
. 
Cauchy dies 
May 9/05 
1858 
. 
Guiseppi Peano born 
Sept 4/05 
1859 

Riemann presents "On the Number of Prime Numbers Less Than a Given Quantity" 
Sept 4/05 
1859 
. 
Dirichlet dies 
May 9/05 
1866 
. 
Riemann dies 
Jan 29/05 
1872 
. 
Dedekind publishes paper establishing the real numbers via a Dedekind Cut 
Jan 22/05 
1889 

Peano published his 5 axioms for arithmetic 
Sept. 04/05 
. 
. 
. 
. 
1906 

Kurt Godel born 
. 
1916 
. 
Dedekind dies 
Jan 21/05 
1931 

Godel publishes paper on consistency and incompleteness 
Sept 04/05 
1932 
. 
Guiseppi Peano dies 
Sept 04/05 
1978 
. 
Kurt Godel dies 
Sept. 04/05 
. 
. 
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