1951 – Terry McGinnis defeats Ted Travis to win the Hawaii Heavyweight Title in Honolulu. This marks the start of McGinnis’ second title reign.
1954 – June Byers defeats Mildred Burke for the NWA World Women’s Title in Atlanta, Georgia. The win was controversial, as the match was scheduled for three falls, but after Byers won the first fall, the one hour time limit expired, and Byers was awarded the title.
1963 – Crusher & Dick the Bruiser defeat Ivan & Karol Kalmikoff for the AWA World Tag Team Title in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the first of five AWA Tag Title wins for the legendary duo.
1986 – Alfonso Dantes defeats Cien Caras for the Mexican Heavyweight Title in Acapulco, Mexico, ending Caras’ second title reign.
1987 – Kuniaki Kobayashi defeats Nobuhiko Takada in the finals of the IWGP World Junior Heavyweight Title tournament in Sumo Hall in Tokyo, Japan.
1988 – Carlos Colon defeats Ron Starr in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico to win the WWC Television Title, ending Starr’s second run with the belt.
1996 – Lord Steven (William) Regal defeats Lex Luger for the WCW Television Title in Dalton, Georgia, ending Luger’s second run with the belt and beginning Regal’s third.
2003 – Michael Shane defeats defending champion Chris Sabin and Frankie Kazarian in the first ever “Ultimate X” match to win the TNA X Division Title in Nashville, Tennessee. The match involved hanging the title belt at the center of an “X” that was formed by two steel cables strung above the ring, and the wrestlers had to climb across the cables to get to the belt and win the match.
2007 – WWE officially announces that WWE Diva Search Winner Ashley Massaro would be taking part in the next edition of CBS’ reality hit, Survivor. She wouldn’t last long on the show.