Who's Who February 23 - March 1

PUBLISHED: 11:04 23 February 2006 | UPDATED: 14:36 12 May 2010

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 23 Deaths: Joshua Reynolds, portrait painter, 1792; John Keats, poet, 1821; Edward Elgar, composer, 1934; L S Lowry, painter, 1976; Andy Warhol, pop artist, 1987; James Herriot, author of All Creatures Great and Small, 1995; Sir Stanley

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 23 Deaths: Joshua Reynolds, portrait painter, 1792; John Keats, poet, 1821; Edward Elgar, composer, 1934; L S Lowry, painter, 1976; Andy Warhol, pop artist, 1987; James Herriot, author of All Creatures Great and Small, 1995; Sir Stanley Matthews, soccer legend, 2000. FRIDAY FEBRUARY 24 Deaths: Bobby Moore, England 1966 World Cup hero, 1993. SATURDAY FEBRUARY 25 Deaths: Sir Christopher Wren, architect, 1723; Paul Julius von Reuter, news agency pioneer, 1899; Tennessee Williams, playwright of A Street Car Named Desire, 1983; Sir Donald Bradman, legendary Australian Test cricket batsman, 2001. SUNDAY FEBRUARY 26 Deaths: Boris Trajkovski, president of Macedonia, 2004. MONDAY FEBRUARY 27 Deaths: Joan Greenwood, actress, 1987; Pat Smythe, British showjumper, 1996; Spike Milligan, comedian, 2002. TUESDAY FEBRUARY 28 Deaths: Henry James, author of The Wings of a Dove, 1916; Colin Milburn, England Test cricket batsman, 1990; Chris Brasher, athlete and creator of the London Marathon, 2003. WEDNESDAY March 1 Deaths: Dixie Dean, legendary Everton soccer player, 1980; Dermot Morgan, from Father Ted, 1998.

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