Let me begin by saying that, in response to the question Why is 9/09/09 so special?, my response is simple: it’s not.
In fact, I would argue that 09/08/09 is much more interesting. This claim has nothing to do with numerology, and everything to do with President Obama’s speech to the youth of America on the value of education. The speech made very clear the importance of taking education seriously, and hopefully convinced students that a good education benefits not only themselves, but also society at large. In case you missed the speech, the transcript can be found here.
Although the speech was about education in general, mathematics got a little bit of love too. Here’s one such example:
What you make of your education will decide nothing less than the future of this country. What you’re learning in school today will determine whether we as a nation can . . . → Read More: Make Money Money, Make Money Money Money! (and Learn Math, too)