Today In Pro Wrestling History + Wrestling Birthdays

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– The Monday night wars continued back on this day in 1998 when WWF Raw beat WCW Nitro 4.2 to 3.8 in the ratings. 


WrestleMania 19 (2003) went down in Seattle, Washington at Safeco Field
back on this day. It was the first WrestleMania under the Brand
Extension. This show also marks the retirement match of Stone Cold Steve
Austin. The main event saw Brock Lesnar defeated Kurt Angle to win the
WWE Title.

– WrestleMania 24 took place on this day back in 2008
from Citrus Bowl, in Orlando, Florida. This event marked the retirement
match for Ric Flair (For Only WWE). The main event saw The Undertaker
defeated Edge to win the world title.

– In 2010, Jack Swagger cashed in his Money In The Bank & defeated Chris Jericho to win the World Title on Smackdown.

– Former WWE Superstar Trent Barretta turns 27 today.

– 5-time WWF Tag Team Champion Mike Rotunda AKA “IRS” turns 56 today.

– One-time NWA World Champion Ron Garvin turns 69 today.

– Former WWE Superstar Zach Gowen turns 31 today.

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