Pi Day, which is celebrated every year on March 14 in memory of the famous mathematical constant pi, has not been forgotten this year either. The day, which is almost a holiday for mathematicians, is celebrated with various activities in various places. So what is Pi Day and when is it celebrated? Here is the history of World PiDay.
Since the famous approximate value of Pi is 3.14, the 14th day of the 3rd month has been celebrated as “WORLDPIDAY” every year since 1988. The day, which is almost a holiday for mathematicians, is celebrated with various activities in various places.
ABOUT PI NUMBER
The most common approach for Pi is 3.14. Its actual value remains 3.141592653589793238462643383… It is of great importance in sciences such as mathematics, geometry and physics, especially in calculating the circumference and area of a circle.
PI DAY DATE
The first known official or large-scale celebration of PiDay was held by Larry Shaw and other staff in 1988 at the San Francisco Exploratorium, where Shaw worked as a physicist.
On March 12, 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives declared March 14, 2009 National PiDay.
For PiDay 2010, Google featured the word “Google” on its homepage with drawings containing circles and a pi symbol.