Today In Pro Wrestling History + Wrestling Birthdays


* 3-time WWE Champion Mick Foley turns 49 today.

* TNA Gut Check winner Taeler Hendrix turns 25 today.

* WWE Hall of Famer Howard Finkel turns 64 today.

2003: WWE Insurrextion was a Raw-exclusive event at the Telewest Arena, in Newcastle, England. 10,000 fans were in attendance to see Triple H defeated Kevin Nash in a Street Fight to retain the World Heavyweight Title.

2008: NWA 60th Anniversary Show was held at Philips Arena, in Atlanta, Georgia. 2,500 fans were in attendance to see The Rock n Roll Express (Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson) defeated The Midnight Express (Dennis Condrey & Bobby Eaton) (with Jim Cornette)

2008: ROH Respect Is Earned II was held at the Pennsylvania National Guard Armory, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This show would air on PPV on August 1st, 2008. The main event was The Age Of The Fall (Jimmy Jacobs & Tyler Black) defeated Austin Aries & Bryan Danielson to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles

2009:  WWE Extreme Rules, held at The New Orleans Arena, in New Orleans, Louisiana. 9,124 fans were in attendance to see M Punk cashes in his Money In The Bank & defeated Jeff Hardy to win the World Heavyweight Title in the main event.

2010: The Nexus made their debut on Raw when they attacked John Cena.

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