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Ōnishiki Uichirō

died May 13th, 1941

Ōnishiki Uichirō was a Japanese professional sumo wrestler. He was the sport's 26th yokozuna. On 2 November 1922, he became the first yokozuna to perform the yokozuna dohyō-iri at the Meiji Shrine.

Onision

born November 11th, 1985

James Jackson (born Gregory James Daniel; November 11, 1985), known professionally by his online alias Onision (/oʊˈnisiɒn/), is an American YouTuber. His primary YouTube channel, "Onision", featured sketches and satirical clips; videos posted to his other channels focus on personal stories covering controversial topics as well as discussion with his viewers. His online content has attracted controversy and criticism from online media outlets and viewers alike, as well as many allegations of misconduct in his private life.

Onna White

born March 24th, 1922

Onna White was a Canadian choreographer and dancer, nominated for eight Tony Awards.

Onni Palaste

born December 27th, 1917

Onni Palaste, born Onni Bovellan was a Finnish Winter War veteran and writer.

Ono no Michikaze

died February 9th, 0966

Ono no Michikaze or Ono no Tōfū was a prominent Shodōka during the Heian period (794–1185). One of the so-called Sanseki 三跡, along with Fujiwara no Sukemasa and Fujiwara no Yukinari, Michikaze is considered the founder of Japanese style calligraphy or wayōshodō (和様書道) and popularly extolled in Japan as the "reincarnation of Wang Xizhi".

Onofre Corpuz

died March 23rd, 2013

Onofre Dizon Corpuz ONS was a Filipino academic, economist, and historian. He served as the Secretary of Education of the Philippines from 1968 to 1971 and was the 13th president of the University of the Philippines System from 1975 to 1979. Dr. Corpuz was later named Minister of Education under the parliamentary system wherein he was also member of the now defunct Batasang Pambansa from 1979 to 1983.

Onofre Marimón

born December 23rd, 1923

Onofre Agustín Marimón was a racing driver from Zárate, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He participated in 11 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 1 July 1951. He achieved two podiums, and scored a total of 8 1⁄7 championship points.

Onofrio Panvinio

born February 23rd, 1529

The erudite Augustinian Onofrio Panvinio or Onuphrius Panvinius was an Italian historian and antiquary, who was librarian to Cardinal Alessandro Farnese.

Onogawa Kisaburō

died April 30th, 1806

Onogawa Kisaburō was a Japanese sumo wrestler from Ōtsu, Ōmi Province. He was the sport's 5th yokozuna. Along with Tanikaze, Onogawa was the first to be given a yokozuna licence during his lifetime. He is described as a leading figure of sumo during the Kansei era.

Ōnomatsu Midorinosuke

died January 20th, 1852

Ōnomatsu Midorinosuke was a Japanese sumo wrestler from Noto Province. He was the sport's 6th yokozuna. He trained ōzeki Tsurugizan Taniemon.

Onur Saylak

born May 12th, 1977

Arif Onur Saylak is a Turkish actor, filmmaker and director. He was married for six years to Tuba Büyüküstün, with whom he has twin daughters.

Onzy Elam

born December 1st, 1964

Onzy Warren Elam (born December 1, 1964) is a former American football linebacker who played three seasons in the National Football League with the New York Jets and Dallas Cowboys. He was drafted by the New York Jets in the third round of the 1987 NFL Draft. He played college football at Tennessee State University and attended Miami Northwestern Senior High School in Miami, Florida.

Oona Laurence

born August 1st, 2002

Oona Laurence (born August 1, 2002) is an American actress. She is best known for the role of Matilda Wormwood in Matilda on Broadway alongside Bailey Ryon, Milly Shapiro, and Sophia Gennusa. She began her career as a New York City-based child actress, with credits in film, theatre, and television.

Ophelia Lovibond

born February 19th, 1986

Ophelia Lucy Lovibond (born 19 February 1986) is an English actress. She is known for her roles as Carina in the film Guardians of the Galaxy, Izzy Gould in the BBC's W1A, Joyce Prigger in HBO's Minx, and Kitty Winter in CBS's Elementary.

Oprah Winfrey

born January 29th, 1954

Oprah Gail Winfrey, also known mononymously as Oprah, is an American talk show host, television producer, actress, author, and media proprietor. She is best known for her talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, broadcast from Chicago, which ran in national syndication for 25 years, from 1986 to 2011. Dubbed the "Queen of All Media", she was the richest African-American of the 20th century and was once the world's only black billionaire. By 2007, she was often ranked as the most influential woman in the world.

Oral Roberts

born January 24th, 1918

Granville Oral Roberts was an American Charismatic Christian televangelist, who was one of the first to propagate Prosperity Gospel Theology. He was ordained in both the Pentecostal Holiness and United Methodist churches. He is considered one of the forerunners of the charismatic movement, and at the height of his career was one of the most recognized preachers in the US. He founded the Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association and Oral Roberts University.

Orantes Grant

born March 18th, 1978

Orantes Laquay Grant (born March 18, 1978) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins and Cleveland Browns. He was drafted in the seventh round of the 2000 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Georgia.

Orazio Mariani

born January 21st, 1915

Orazio Mariani was an Italian athlete who competed mainly in the 100 metre sprint.

Orazio Satta Puliga

died March 22nd, 1974

Orazio Satta Puliga was an Italian automobile designer known for several Alfa Romeo designs, of Sardinian ancestry.

Orazio Vecchi

died February 19th, 1605

Orazio Vecchi was an Italian composer of the late Renaissance. He is most famous for his madrigal comedies, particularly L'Amfiparnaso.

Orchidea De Santis

born December 20th, 1948

Orchidea De Santis (born 20 December 1948, Bari) is an Italian television and film actress.

Ordal Demokan

born January 13th, 1946

Ordal Demokan was a Turkish physicist.

Orde Wingate

February 26th, 1903 - March 24th, 1944

Major General Orde Charles Wingate, was a senior British Army officer known for his creation of the Chindit deep-penetration missions in Japanese-held territory during the Burma Campaign of the Second World War.

Ordulf, Duke of Saxony

died March 28th, 1072

Ordulf was the duke of Saxony from 1059, when he succeeded his father Bernard II, until his death. He was a member of the Billung family.

Orélie-Antoine de Tounens

born May 12th, 1825

Orélie-Antoine de Tounens was a French lawyer and adventurer who proclaimed by two decrees on 17 November 1860 and 20 November 1860 that Araucanía and Patagonia did not depend of any other states and that he himself was King of Araucanía and Patagonia. On 5 January 1862, he was arrested by the Chilean army and imprisoned. He was declared insane by the court of Santiago on 2 September 1862, and expelled to France on 28 October 1862. He tried three further times to go back to Araucanía to regain his "kingdom", but without success, and he died in poverty on 17 September 1878, in Tourtoirac, France.

Oren E. Long

born March 4th, 1889

Oren Ethelbirt Long was an American politician who served as the tenth Territorial Governor of Hawaii from 1951 to 1953. A member of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, Long was appointed to the office after the term of Ingram Stainback. After statehood was achieved he served in the United States Senate, one of the first two, along with Hiram Fong, to represent Hawaii in that body. Long was the only non-Asian American U.S. Senator from Hawaii until the appointment of Brian Schatz to the position in 2012.

Oren Peli

born January 21st, 1970

Oren Peli is an Israeli film director, producer and screenwriter, known for directing the 2007 film Paranormal Activity.

Orest Kiprensky

born March 24th, 1782

Orest Adamovich Kiprensky was a leading Russian portraitist in the Age of Romanticism. His most familiar work is probably his portrait of Alexander Pushkin (1827), which prompted the poet to remark that "the mirror flatters me".

Orestes Quércia

died December 24th, 2010

Orestes Quércia was a Brazilian politician. He was the 28th governor of São Paulo State.

Oretta Fiume

June 6th, 1919 - April 22nd, 1994

Oretta Fiume (6 June 1919 – 22 April 1994) was an Italian actress who became a star during the Fascist era after winning a competition. One of her final screen roles was in La Dolce Vita (1960). She was born in Fiume (now Rijeka, Croatia) as Claudia Scrobogna and adopted her hometown as part of her stage name.

Orhan Veli Kanık

born April 13th, 1914

Orhan Veli Kanık or Orhan Veli was a Turkish poet. Kanık is one of the founders of the Garip Movement together with Oktay Rıfat and Melih Cevdet. Aiming to fundamentally transform traditional form in Turkish poetry, he introduced colloquialisms into the poetic language. Besides his poetry, Kanık crammed a large volume of works including essays, articles and translations into just 36 years.

Orkut Büyükkökten

born February 6th, 1975

Orkut Büyükkökten is a Turkish software engineer who developed the social networking services Club Nexus, inCircle and Orkut. Orkut Büyükkökten is a former product manager at Google.
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