One-time AWA World Champion & WCW Hall of Famer Dick The Bruiser would have turned 85 today. He died back in 1991.
1972: Mr. Fuji & Professor Tanaka defeated Sonny King & Chief Jay Strongbow to win the WWWF Tag Team Titles.
1998: Sabu & Rob Van Dam defeated Chris Candido & Lance Storm to win the ECW Tag Team Titles.
1999: WWF King of the Ring was held in Greensboro, North Carolina. The main event saw Vince & Shane McMahon defeated Steve Austin in a Handicap Ladder Match to regain control of the WWF.
2000: Steve Blackman defeated Crash Holly to win the WWF Hardcore Title on Smackdown.
2002: John Cena made his WWE television debut on WWE Smackdown.
2002: Bret Hart suffered a stroke when he fell off a bicycle.
2004: WWE’s The Great American Bash was held at the Norfolk Scope, in Norfolk, Virginia. With an attendance of 6,500 to see The Undertaker defeats The Dudleys in a Concrete Crypt Match.
2009: Former WWE star Shawn Daivari signs with TNA.