WCW Triple Crown Champion Scott Steiner turns 52 today.
WWE Hall of Famer Captain Lou Albano would have turned 81 today.
1991: Bobby Heenan announced during a a segment of Paul Bearer’s “The Funeral Parlor” that Ric Flair was coming to the WWF.
1996: WCW Monday Nitro defeated WWF Monday Night Raw: 3.0 to 2.1 in the ratings.
1996: WCW Monday Nitro was held at the Disney’s MGM Studios, in Orlando, Florida with 450 people in attendance to see the following:
* Jim Duggan defeated Mike Enos
* Sting, Lex Luger, & Randy Savage fought The Four Horsemen (Steve McMichael, Ric Flair, & Chris Benoit) to a double countout
* The Steiner Brothers (Scott & Rick) defeated High Voltage (Robbie Rage & Kenny Kaos)
* Eddy Guerrero defeated Big Bubba
* The Giant defeated Greg Valentine
2002: Chris Benoit defeated Rob Van Dam to win the WWE Intercontinental Title on Raw.
2006: ROH Generation Now was held at Grays Armory, in Cleveland, Ohio:
* Delirious defeated Claudio Castagnoli
* Jimmy Rave & Sal Rinauro defeated Ace Steel & Colt Cabana
* Jay Briscoe defeated Jimmy Jacobs
* Homicide defeated Mark Briscoe
* Davey Richards, Jerrelle Clark, David Crist, & Jake Crist defeated Matt Sydal, Roderick Strong, Jack Evans, & Austin Aries in a 8-man tag match
* BJ Whitmer defeated Chris Maddox
* Christopher Daniels defeated Christian Cage
* Bryan Danielson defeated Nigel McGuinness to retain the ROH World Heavyweight Title
2007: TNA and Andrew “Test” Martin came to terms on a contract.
2008: Dawn Marie launched Wrestler’s Rescue.
2010: The TNA Global Title was renamed the TNA Television Title.