Today In Pro Wrestling History (7/23) Raw 1000, In Your House 2, Fully Loaded 02′, Randy Savage


Former TNA X-Division Champion Sonny Siaki turns 40.

1979: Kerry von Erich & Bruiser Brody defeated Mark Lewin & Tim Brooks to win the vacant Texas Tag Team Titles

1989: NWA’s The Great American Bash was held in Baltimore, Maryland with 12,500 fans in attendance. 

* Dan Spivey & Sid Vicious defeated Billy Irwin, Terry Gordy, Eddie Gilbert, Steve Williams, Mike Rotunda, Ranger Ross, Brian Pillman, Ron Simmons, Scott Hall, Kevin Sullivan, Scott Steiner, & Rick Steiner in a 2-ring King of The Hill Battle Royal.
* Brian Pillman defeated Bill Irwin 

* The Skyscrapers (Sid Vicious & Dan Spivey) defeated The Dynamic Dudes (Shane Douglas & Johnny Ace) 

* Jim Cornette defeated Paul E. Dangerously in a Tuxedo Match 

* The Steiner Brothers (Scott & Rick) (with Missy Hyatt) defeated The Varsity Club (Mike Rotunda & Kevin Sullivan) 

* Sting (with Eddie Gilbert) defeated The Great Muta (with Gary Hart) to retain the NWA Television Title, but due to controversy in the match, the title is later vacated 

* Lex Luger defeated Ricky Steamboat via DQ to retain the NWA United States Title 

* The Road Warriors (Hawk & Animal), The Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane) & Steve Williams (with Paul Ellering & Jim Cornette) defeated The Fabulous Freebirds (Jimmy Garvin, Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy) & The Samoan Swat Team (Samu & Fatu) (with Paul E. Dangerously) in a War Games Match 

* Ric Flair defeated Terry Funk (with Gary Hart) to retain the NWA World Title

1995: WWF In Your House 2: The Lumberjacks was held at the Nashville Memorial Auditorium, in Nashville, Tennessee with 6,482 fans in attendance. 

* The Roadie defeated The 1-2-3 Kid

* Men On A Mission (Mo & King Mabel) defeated Savio Vega & Razor Ramon 

* Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Henry Godwinn 

* Shawn Michaels defeated Jeff Jarrett (with The Roadie) to win the WWF Intercontinental Title 

* Owen Hart & Yokozuna (with Mr. Fuji & Jim Cornette) defeated The Allied Powers (Lex Luger & The British Bulldog) to retain the WWF Tag Team Titles 

* Diesel defeated Sycho Sid (with Ted Dibiase) in a Lumberjack Match to retain the WWF Title

2000: WWF Fully Loaded was held at the Reunion Arena, in Dallas, Texas. 16,504 fans were in attendance to see the finally Fully Loaded PPV. 

* The Hardy Boyz (Matt & Jeff), & Lita defeated T&A (Test & Albert), & Trish Stratus in a 6-person Mixed Tag Team Match

* Taz defeated Al Snow 

* Perry Saturn (with Terri) defeated Eddie Guerrero (with Chyna) to win the WWF European Title

* The APA (Bradshaw & Faarooq) defeated Edge & Christian via DQ (E&C retain the WWF Tag Team Titles) 

* Val Venis (with Trish Stratus) defeated Rikishi in a Cage Match to retain the WWF Intercontinental Title 

* The Undertaker defeated Kurt Angle

* Triple H (with Stephanie McMahon–Helmsley) defeated Chris Jericho in a Last Man Standing Match 

* The Rock defeated Chris Benoit (with Shane McMahon) to retain the WWF Title. 

2001: Lance Storm defeated Albert to win the WWF Intercontinental Title.

2006: WWE’s The Great American Bash was held at the Conseco Field House, in Indianapolis, Indiana. 9,750 fans were in attendance.

* Paul London & Brian Kendrick defeated The Pitbulls (Kid Kash & Jamie Noble) to retain the WWE Tag Team Titles

* Finlay defeated William Regal to retain the WWE United States Title 

* Gregory Helms defeated Matt Hardy
* The Undertaker defeated The Big Show in a Punjabi Prison Match 

* Ashley Massaro defeated Kristal Marshall, Michelle McCool, & Jillian Hall in a Fatal 4-way Bra & Panties Match

* Mr. Kennedy defeated Batista via DQ 

* King Booker (with Queen Sharmell) defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. to win the World Heavyweight Title

2010: Randy Savage makes his final wrestling-related public appearance via video to announce his new action figure deal with Mantel. 

2012: WWE broadcast the 1000th episode of WWE Raw.

2012: WWE Raw 1000 was held live at the Scottrade Center, in Saint Louis, Missouri. 18,318 fans were in attendance. 

* Sin Cara, Sheamus, & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Dolph Ziggler Chris Jericho, & Alberto Del Rio 

* Brodus Clay (with Cameron & Naomi, & Dude Love) defeated Jack Swagger

* The Miz defeated Christian to win the WWE Intercontinental Title

* Lita (with The APA (JBL & Ron Simmons), Bob Backlund, Diamond Dallas Page, Doink The Clown, Rikishi, Road Warrior Animal, Sycho Sid, Roddy Piper, Sgt. Slaughter, & Vader) defeated Heath Slater 

* WWE Title Match: John Cena defeated CM Punk (c) via DQ. This was Cena’s Money In The Bank cash in, and he failed to win the title.

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