1965 – Mad Dog Vachon defeated The Crusher in Denver, Colorado to win the AWA World Heavyweight Championship.
1987 – WWE taped the 13th edition of ‘Saturday Night’s Main Event’ in Seattle, Washington. King Kong Bundy defeated Hulk Hogan via count out in a WWF Championship match.
2007 – TNA held their Genesis PPV in Orlando, Florida. In the main event, Booker T made his TNA debut as he teamed with Sting in a loss to Kurt Angle and Kevin Nash.
2012 – TNA’s Turning Point PPV in Orlando Florida was headlined by Jeff Hardy defeating Austin Aries in a ladder match to retain the TNA World Heavyweight Championship.
2012 – NJPW Power Struggle in Osaka, Japan saw Prince Devitt (Finn Balor) defeating Low Ki to win the NJPW Junior Heavyweight Championship.
Notable Wrestling Personalities Born On This Day:
- Lio Rush (1994)
- Kristall Marshall (1983)
- Eli Drake (1982)
- Billy Gunn (1963)
- Dump Matsumoto (1960)