History of Pi Day: 3.14

It’s irrational

Origin of Pi Day

The origin of this geek holiday has been traced to a celebration led by Larry Shaw at the San Francisco Exploratorium in 1988 where he was a physicist. No less than the US House of Representatives boldly stepped out and passed a non-binding resolution recognizing March 14 as Pi Day in 2009. Your tax dollars at work.

Food

Pi Day is gaining traction with purveyors of the circular food.

Physicists

  • Stephen Hawking died on Pi Day, March 14, 2018.

Computational

Music

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