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William Oughtred Death Anniversary

William Oughtred Death Anniversary - 30 June 1660

William Oughtred died on 30 June, 1660

English mathematician who is credited to have invented the slide rule for multiplication and division. He was also the first to use ‘x’ as the symbol for multiplication and abbreviating sine and cosine to "sin" and "cos".

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