Who was who

TODAY Deaths: Kenneth Grahame, author of The Wind in the Willows, 1932; Aneurin Bevan, Labour politician, 1960; William Faulkner, author of The Sound and the Fury, 1962; Louis Armstrong, jazz legend, 1971; Ed McBain, crime novelist, 2005. TOMORROW Deaths

TODAY

Deaths: Kenneth Grahame, author of The Wind in the Willows, 1932; Aneurin Bevan, Labour politician, 1960; William Faulkner, author of The Sound and the Fury, 1962; Louis Armstrong, jazz legend, 1971; Ed McBain, crime novelist, 2005.

TOMORROW

Deaths: Richard Brinley Sheridan, dramatist, 1816; Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes, 1930.


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SATURDAY

Deaths: Percy Bysshe Shelley, English poet, 1822; Anthony Hope, author of The Prisoner of Zenda, 1933.

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SUNDAY

Deaths: Edmund Burke, British statesman, 1797; Barbara Woodhouse, dog trainer, 1988; Rod Steiger, actor, 2002.

MONDAY

Deaths: Jelly Roll Morton, American ragtime pianist, 1941; Joe Davis, ex-snooker world champion, 1978; Winston Graham, author of the Poldark novels, 2003.

TUESDAY

Deaths: George Gershwin, composer, 1937; Laurence Olivier, actor, 1989; Archbishop Lord Robert Runcie, Archbishop of Canterbury, 2000.

WEDNESDAY

Deaths: Kenneth More, actor, 1982; Bill Owen, from Last of the Summer Wine, 1999.

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