Who's Who February 9 - 15

PUBLISHED: 11:27 09 February 2006 | UPDATED: 14:35 12 May 2010

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 9 Deaths: Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky, author of Crime and Punishment and The Brothers Karamazov, 1881; Bill Haley, rock-n-roll pioneer, 1981; Princess Margaret, 2002. FRIDAY FEBRUARY 10 Deaths: Edgar Wallace, ex-journalist and crime

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 9 Deaths: Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky, author of Crime and Punishment and The Brothers Karamazov, 1881; Bill Haley, rock-n-roll pioneer, 1981; Princess Margaret, 2002. FRIDAY FEBRUARY 10 Deaths: Edgar Wallace, ex-journalist and crime writer, 1932; Sergei Eisenstein, director of Battleship Potemkin, 1948; Alex Haley, author of Roots, 1992; Brian Connolly, once of pop group Sweet, 1997. SATURDAY FEBRUARY 11 Deaths: Sylvia Plath, author of The Bell Jar, 1963; Frank Herbert, author of Dune, 1986. SUNDAY FEBRUARY 12 Deaths: Lady Jane Grey, 1554. MONDAY FEBRUARY 13 Deaths: Catherine Howard, wife of Henry VIII, 1542; Richard Wagner, German composer, 1883. TUESDAY FEBRUARY 14 Deaths: Richard II, 1400; P G Wodehouse, author of Jeeves and Wooster, 1975; Norman Parkinson, royal photographer, 1990; Bob Paisley, ex-Liverpool FC boss, 1996. WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 15 Deaths: Herbert Asquith, British statesman, 1928; Nat King Cole, singer and musician, 1965; Tommy Cooper, comedian 1984; Martha Gellhorn, war correspondent, 1998.

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