- Andrey Kolmogorov publishes Foundations of the Theory of Probability, laying the modern axiomatic foundations of probability theory.
- David Champernowne, while still a Cambridge undergraduate, publishes his work on the Champernowne constant in real numbers.
- Stanley Skewes discovers Skewes' number.
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