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Today in Geek History - March 14

What happened on March 14, Browse historical events, famous birthdays and notable deaths from Mar 14, or search by date, day or keyword.

Day in Engineering History Archive - March 14

Note: These historical tidbits have been collected from various sources, mostly on the Internet. As detailed in this article , there is a lot of wrong information that is repeated hundreds of times because most websites do not validate with authoritative sources. On RF Cafe, events with hyperlinks have been verified. Many years ago, I began commemorating the birthdays of notable people and events with special RF Cafe logos. Where available, I like to use images from postage stamps from the country where the person or event occurred. Images used in the logos are often from open source websites like Wikipedia, and are specifically credited with a hyperlink back to the source where possible. Fair Use laws permit small samples of copyrighted content.

The answer is, I highly doubt it. My first thought was that may not have been known to that many decimal places in In China, 7 places of accuracy were obtained by the 5th century. By the 14th century, was known to 13 decimal places in India. In the 15th century, was calculated to 16 decimal places in Persia. An historical sidebar: the Gregorian calendar was first introduced in , but different countries adopted it in different years or even centuries.

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By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. History of Science and Mathematics Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for people interested in the history and origins of science and mathematics. It only takes a minute to sign up. Many people are familiar with Pi day. Celebrated on March 14 as per American date format, the holiday brings attention to the fact that the date resembles the decimal value of the natural constant Pi. This year was notable in particular, as Pi was approximated to four decimal places when written in two-digit year date notation:.


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