1967 – Pat O’Conner & Wilbur Snyder defeats Harley Race & Chris Markoff for the AWA World Tag Team Title in Chicago, Illinois. Markoff was a substitute for Larry Hennig, who had his leg “broken” by Verne Gagne.
1972 – Lorenzo Parente & Bobby Hart defeat Jerry Lawler & Jim White to win the NWA Mid-America Tag Team Title in Nashville, Tennessee.
1984 – At a WWF house show in Salt Lake City, Utah, WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan defeats Rowdy Roddy Piper via countout in their very first singles encounter.
1987 – Matt Borne defeats Ted Arcidi in Midland, Texas to win the World Class Texas Heavyweight Title.
1993 – WCW holds the Clash of the Champions XXV at the Bayfront Center in St. Petersburg, Florida. Here are the results of the show, which aired live on TBS:
– WCW International World Champion Rick Rude vs. Road Warrior Hawk ended in a double countout.
– The Shockmaster defeated The Equalizer with a bearhug slam.
– WCW Television Champion Steven Regal defeated Johnny B. Badd with a rollup and a handful of tights after Badd was distracted by Sir William (Bill Dundee).
– Steve Austin defeated Brian Pillman after Col. Parker (Robert Fuller) shoved Pillman off the top rope.
– WCW United States Champion Dustin Rhodes defeated Paul Orndorff with a small package.
– The Nasty Boys defeated Sting & Davey Boy Smith when Knobbs pinned Smith. Rick Rude attacked Smith before the match, so Sting fought most of the bout alone. When Smith got in, he powerslammed Knobbs, but Saggs elbowed Smith in the back of the neck (which Rude had focused his attack on) and Knobbs got the pin.
– Ric Flair defeated WCW World Champion Vader via DQ when Vader hit the referee.
1997 – Less than a month after their classic Halloween Havoc match, Eddie Guerrero defeats Rey Mysterio, Jr. with a frog splash to regain the WCW Cruiserweight Title in Memphis, Tennessee. Also during this edition of Nitro, the NWO came to the ring and sang “Oh Canada” and welcomed Bret Hart to the New World Order (even though Hart didn’t actually appear on the show).
1997 – One night after the infamous Montreal Screwjob, Raw broadcast from the Corel Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Chants of “We Want Bret” rang out through the night, and a “Bulls***” chant greeted Shawn Michaels as he cut a promo about how he beat Bret Hart “with his own hold” and sent him “down South with the rest of the dinosaurs”.
2000 – Lance Storm defeats Gen. Rection (Hugh Morrus/Bill DeMott) for the WCW United States Heavyweight Title in London, England, starting Storm’s third, and final, reign with the belt.