### Charles Babbage (1791-1871)

Oct 18 British mathematician and inventor (calculating machine) considered the "father of the computer", dies of renal failure at 79

- Oct 22 Roderick Murchison, Scottish Geologist (Silurian system), dies at 79

Oct 18 British mathematician and inventor (calculating machine) considered the "father of the computer", dies of renal failure at 79

- Oct 22 Roderick Murchison, Scottish Geologist (Silurian system), dies at 79