By Brian Hoops
1936 – Yvon Robert defeated Danno O’Mahoney for the AWA (Boston-based American Wrestling Association, World Heavyweight Title in Montreal.
1939 – In Kansas City, Kansas; Orville Brown beat Mike Kilonis in 2 straight falls, Bob Castle and Prospector Pete
drew, Steve Brody beat Bill Davison and Don George defeated Abe Freeman (promoter: George D. Simpson).
1944 – At Memorial Hall in Kansas City; MWA World Heavyweight Champion Lee Wykoff defeated Billy Bartush in 2 out of 3 falls.
1945 – Dave Levin defeated Bobby Managoff in Houston, Texas to win the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title.
1968 – In Minneapolis, Minnesota; Dr X beat Wilbur Snyder in 2 out of 3 falls, Dick the Bruiser & the Crusher beat Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon and Bill Watts no contest Harley Race
1972 – In Kansas City; Central States Heavyweight Champion Harley Race defeated Bob Ellis and Roger Kirby & Black Angus & Percival A. Friend beat Rufus R. Jones & Danny Little Bear
1973 – In Denver, Colorado; In a No Time Limit match; The Crusher beat Superstar Billy Graham by dq. Also, Ivan Koloff beat Ken Patera in 2 out of 3 falls, Ricky Romero beat Roger Kirby, Reggie Parks beat Rene Goulet and Greg Gagne drew Bob Bruggers.
1976 – In Omaha, Nebraska; In a Lumberjack match, Larry Hennig & Jos Leduc beat Mad Dog Vachon & Baron Von Raschke, Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Duncum in 2 out of 3 falls and Peter Maivia beat Buddy Wolff
1979 – Dick Murdoch defeated Dick The Bruiser to win the NWA Missouri Heavyweight title in St. Louis.
1979 – In Denver, Colorado; AWA Tag Team Champions Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon beat Nick Bockwinkel & Bobby Duncum, Greg Gagne beat Ray Stevens, Billy Robinson beat Jesse Ventura dq and Paul Ellering drew Super Destroyer Mark II.
1982 – In Regina, SK; Mr. Hito beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by dq, Bruce Hart & Davey Boy Smith beat Danny Davis & Ken Wayne by countout, Duke Myers beat Mike Hammer and Gerry Morrow beat Bad News Allen via dq.
1983 – In Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan in a non title match, Jumbo Tsuruta beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel
1986 – In St. Paul, Minnesota; In a Non Title match; Nord The Barbarian beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel, Midnight Rockers beat Buddy Rose & Doug Somers to win AWA Tag Title (Decision later reversed as Somers was ruled to be the wrong man pinned) and Jimmy Snuka beat Colonel DeBeers by countout.
1989 – Riki Choshu & Takayuki Iizuka defeated Super Strong Machine & George Takano to win the International Wrestling Grand Prix World Tag Team Title.
1982 – Mr. Fuji & Mr. Saito defeated Chief Jay & Jules Strongbow for the WWF World Tag Team Title in Allentown, Pennsylvania
1991 – The Lightning Kid (Sean Waltman) defeated Jerry Lynn in Dallas, Texas to win a tournament to crown the first Global Wrestling Federation Light Heavyweight Champion.
1992 – Ricky Morton defeated Eddie Gilbert for the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Title in Memphis, Tennessee.
1995 – Wild Pegasus (Chris Benoit) defeated Shinjiro Ohtani to win the finals of New Japan’s “Best Of The Super Junior” tournament.
1996 – Shane Douglas defeated Chris Jericho, Too Cold Scorpio and Pitbull #2 to win the ECW TV Title in Philadelphia, PA.
1997 – Doomsday defeated Spellbinder for the USWA Southern Heavyweight Title in Memphis, Tennessee
1998 – Kane & Mankind defeated Billy Gunn & the Road Dog for the WWF World Tag Team Title in East Rutherford, New Jersey