Today In Pro Wrestling History + Wrestling Birthdays


WWE Hall of Famer Bill Watts turns 75 today.

WWE referee Chad Patton turns 38 today.


WCCW Parade of Champions 2 was held at Texas Stadium, in Irving, Texas.
26,153 were in attendance to see The Von Erichs  & The Fabulous
Freebirds defeated Chris Adams, Gino Hernandez, Rip Oliver, One Man
Gang, Kamala & “Dr. Death” Steve Williams in a two-ring match

1986: Rick Rude defeated Lance Von Erich to win the WCCW Television Title.

WWF Insurrextion was held at Earls Court, in London, England. 15,794
were in attendance to see The Undertaker defeated Steve Austin &
Triple H.

2002: WWF officially switched from World Wrestling Federation to WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment)

2009: Ric Flair made his debut on ROH on HDNet

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