What Happened on October 18, 1871

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis de Vries, Dutch actor (Blokkade, Ghetto), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1940)

Famous Deaths

Charles BabbageCharles Babbage (1791-1871)

British mathematician and inventor (calculating machine) considered the "father of the computer", dies of renal failure at 79

1871 Highlights

About October 18, 1871

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra