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
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.
Deaths: Richard Brinley Sheridan, dramatist, 1816; Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes, 1930.
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Deaths: Percy Bysshe Shelley, English poet, 1822; Anthony Hope, author of The Prisoner of Zenda, 1933.
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- 2 Roystonian becomes president of American broadband firm
- 3 Learning pod built at one of the UK's smallest schools thanks to £1,000 donation
- 4 Safety improvement works on dangerous A505 junction to start this month
- 5 Cambridge Country Show promises 'something for everybody'
- 6 Man with rare heart condition shares how free location app saved his life
- 7 Pupils celebrate all things Roald Dahl with 'Whoopsy Whiffling' day
- 8 7 of the most expensive houses on the market in Cambridgeshire right now
- 9 Neighbourhood Plan passed to 'secure the best' for Foxton
- 10 Rail timetable change could see 'dramatic improvement' to village services
Deaths: Edmund Burke, British statesman, 1797; Barbara Woodhouse, dog trainer, 1988; Rod Steiger, actor, 2002.
Deaths: Jelly Roll Morton, American ragtime pianist, 1941; Joe Davis, ex-snooker world champion, 1978; Winston Graham, author of the Poldark novels, 2003.
Deaths: George Gershwin, composer, 1937; Laurence Olivier, actor, 1989; Archbishop Lord Robert Runcie, Archbishop of Canterbury, 2000.
Deaths: Kenneth More, actor, 1982; Bill Owen, from Last of the Summer Wine, 1999.