The mathematical symbol Pi was discovered in 1706 by William Jones and became popular after the Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler adopted it in 1737.
In 1989, American's joined in celebrating Pi Day when physicist Larry Shaw along with c0-workers and many others joined together marching in circular spaces, afterward everyone enjoyed baked pies in honor of Pi.
Pi Day is Mar 14 representing the numbers 3.14 in date format which matches the Pi formula. Ten years later, it came full circle to the attention of the U.S.House of Representatives who officially acknowledged Pi Day as Mar 14.
Pi is the Greek math symbol meaning the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Math enthusiasts in Cincinnati and around the world know Pi = 3.1415926535, which continues on and on infinitely without repeating. Computer technology aided mathematicians in calculating over 1 trillion digits past the decimal mark.
To celebrate today pick up a pie at your local bakery or bake one, here are a few recipes to entertain your family with today.
- Apple pie recipe
- Blueberry pie recipe
- Cherry berry cheesecake pie recipe
- Chicken pot pie recipe
- Chocolate peanut butter pie recipe
- Decadent pecan pie (light on sugar) recipe
- Easy vegetable pie recipe
- Lemon meringue pie recipe
- Peach pie recipe
- Pumpkin pie recipe
Didn't find your favorite pie listed? Find many other pies online at Very Best Baking or other food recipe websites.
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