1973: Harley Race defeated Dory Funk, Jr. to win the NWA World Heavyweight Title in Kansas City, Missouri.
Former WWE and TNA wrestler Elijah ‘D’Angelo Dinero’ Burke turns 36 today.
1984: Ric Flair defeated Kerry Von Erich to win the NWA World Title.
1984: Vince McMahon Sr died back on this day due to of pancreatic cancer.
1991: The Diamond Studd (Scott Hall) defeated Tommy Angle in his WCW TV debut.
1999: WWF held Raw is Owen (a tribute show to him due his sudden death the previous night) It was a wrestling heavy show with The Rock defeated Val Venis in the main event.
2001: Triple H underwent surgery with Dr. James Andrews to repair his torn quadriceps.
2009: TNA Sacrifice was held at the Impact Zone, in Orlando, Florida. 1,000 were in attendance to see Sting defeated Mick Foley, Kurt Angle, & Jeff Jarrett in a Four Way Ultimate Sacrifice Match.
2010: R-Truth defeated The Miz to win the vacant WWE United States Title on Raw.
2011: Brock Lesnar’s autobiography “Death Clutch” was released. The book was co-written by Paul Heyman.