Daily Pro Wrestling History (07/16): Graham vs. Backlund; WCW Bash at the Beach 1995

1933 

Waterloo, Iowa:
– Homer (Bearcat) Wright beat Sid Nabors

1937 

Kansas City, Kansas:
– Lou Thesz drew George Zaharias 
– Jim Henry beat Gene Bowman

1964 

Kansas City, Kansas:
– The Lawman defeated Bulldog Plechas
– Bob Geigel defeated Rocky Hamilton 
– Pat O’Connor defeated Otto Von Krupp in three falls

1966 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
– AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon beat Dick The Bruiser by DQ
– The Crusher beat The Alaskan
– Wilbur Snyder & Doug Gilbert beat Moose Cholak & Chris Markoff 
– Ernie Ladd beat Johnny Kace

1975 

Davenport, Iowa:
– AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Nick Bockwinkel
– Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell & Billy Robinson beat Mitsu Arakawa & Kim Duk & Buddy Wolff
– Baron Von Raschke beat Larry Hennig by DQ 
– Bull Bullinski beat Paul Perschmann

1976 

Denver, Colorado:
– In a Lumberjack match, Mad Dog Vachon & Baron Von Raschke beat Larry Hennig & Jos Leduc 
– Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Duncum
– Peter Maivia beat Frank Hill 
– in a Judo Jacket Match, Peter Maivia beat Kim Duk

1977 

Tallahassee, Florida:
– Ernie Ladd beat Dusty Rhodes to win the Florida heavyweight title 

1978 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
– Superstar Billy Graham beat WWWF Champion Bob Backlund by countout
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Angelo Mosca
– AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Pat Patterson & Ray Stevens by countout 
– Super Destroyer & Lord Alfred Hayes drew Billy Red Lyons & Dewey Robertson

1981 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel went to a 60 minute draw with Jim Brunzell
– Jerry Blackwell & Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat the Crusher & Mad Dog Vachon & Baron Von Raschke
– Sheik Adnan beat Tito Santana by countout
– Greg Gagne beat Puppy Dog Peloquin 
– Brad Rheingans beat Laurent Soucie

1982 

Calgary, Alberta, Canada:
– In a non-title match, David Shults beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel
– In a non-Title match, Great Gama beat Mid Heavyweight Champion Davey Boy Smith
– Danny Davis & Ken Wayne beat Bruce Hart & Keith Hart by DQ 
– Bad News Allen beat Duke Kono

1983

New Orleans, Louisiana:
– Butch Reed defeated Junkyard Dog for the Mid South North American Heavyweight Title 

San Francisco, California:
– AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Wahoo McDaniel by DQ
– Mad Dog Vachon beat Jerry Blackwell by DQ 
– Jim Brunzell & Greg Gagne & Rick Martel beat Ken Patera & Bobby Heenan & Jerry Blackwell

1994 

Memphis, Tennessee:
– Sid Vicious defeated Jerry Lawler by forfeit for the USWA Unified Heavyweight Title 

1995

WCW Bash at the Beach: Huntington Beach, California:
– WCW World Heavyweight Champion Hulk Hogan defeated Big Van Vader in a steel cage match
– WCW World Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat defeated The Nasty Boys and Bobby Eaton & Steven Regal in a Triangle match
– Randy Savage defeated Ric Flair in a Lifeguard Lumberjack match 
– United States Champion Sting defeated Meng

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