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Today is James Joseph Sylvester's Birthday!
Happy Birthday
J. J. Sylvester!

  Born:  September 3, 1814
in London, England

Died: March 15, 1897

in London, England

In 1877 Sylvester accepted a chair at Johns Hopkins University.  The next year he founded the American Journal of Mathematics,the first mathematical journal in the USA.   While in Britain he had founded the Oxford Mathematical Society.