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On this day in pro wrestling history: Patterson & Stevens win world tag titles, Fargo & Jarrett vs. Interns

By Brian Hoops 

1941 - Lee Wyckoff defeated Orville Brown in Kansas City, Kansas to win
the Midwest Wrestling Association World Heavyweight Title.

1952 - Golden Hawk and Johnny Kostas defeated Henry Harrell and Rex Mobley
for the Mid-America NWA Southern Tag Team Title in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

1959 - Gene Kiniski defeated Whipper Billy Watson for the Toronto NWA
British Empire Heavyweight Title in Toronto, Ontario

1959 - Dick Gunkel (Dick Steinborn) defeated Fred Blassie in Atlanta,
Georgia to win the Georgia NWA Southern Heavyweight Title.

1965 - Pat Patterson and Ray Stevens defeated The Destroyer and Billy Red
Lyons to win the American Wrestling Alliance World Tag Team Title in San
Francisco, California.

1969 - Boris Malenko defeated The Gladiator (Rick Hunter) for the NWA
Florida Brass Knuckles Title in Jacksonville, Florida.

1969 - Mitsu Sito defeated Bob Kelly to win the NWA Mississippi
Heavyweight Title in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

1970 - Nick Bockwinkel defeated Assassin #1 (Tom Renesto) for the NWA
Georgia Heavyweight Title in Atlanta, Georgia.

1972 - Jackie Fargo and Jerry Jarrett defeated The Interns in a hair vs.
title match to win the Mid-America NWA Southern Tag Team Title in
Memphis, Tennessee.

1972 - Tony Borne and Moondog Mayne won the NWA Pacific Northwest
Tag Team Title from The Royal Kangaroos (Jonathan
Boyd and Norman Frederick Charles).

1974 - Gene Kiniski and Mr. X (Guy Mitchell) defeated Flash Gordon (George
Gordienko) and Leo Madril in Vancouver, British Columbia to win the
Vancouver NWA Canadian Tag Team Title.

1974 - Mr. Kamikaze and Tojo Yamamoto defeated Nick DeCarlo and Frank
Monte for the NWA Southeastern Tag Team Title in Nashville, Tennessee.

1976 - Carlos Colón defeated Bob Ellis to win the WWC North American
Heavyweight Title in Caguas, Puerto Rico.

1976 - Jack Brisco defeated Pak Song for the NWA Florida Heavyweight
Title in St. Petersburg, Florida.

1976 - Mike George defeated Bob Brown in Wichita, Kansas for the NWA
Central States Heavyweight Title.

1979 - Chris Colt, Dennis Condrey and Tojo Yamamoto defeated Bobby Eaton,
George Gulas and Mexican Angel for the NWA World Six-Man Tag Team Title.

1983 - Giant Baba and Jumbo Tsuruta won the NWA International
Tag Team Title from Ron Bass and Stan Hansen in Nagasaki, Japan.

1984 - The North-South Connection (Adrian Adonis and Dick Murdoch)
defeated Tony Atlas and Rocky Johnson to win the WWF Tag Team Title in
Allentown, Pennsylvania.

1984 - Gran Hamada defeated Perro Aguayo in Tokyo, Japan for the WWF
World Light Heavyweight Title

1985 - Savannah Jack and Ed Roberts defeated The Terminators (Rigs and
Wolf) to win the Pro Wrestling America Tag Team Title in Barron, Wisconsin.

1987 - Owen Hart defeated Mahkan Singh (Mike Shaw) to win the Stampede
North American Heavyweight Title in Calgary, Alberta

1987 - Mike Graham and Steve Keirn defeated The MOD Squad (Basher and
Spike) in Daytona Beach, Florida to win the NWA Florida Tag Team Title.

1992 - The Natural Disasters (Earthquake and Typhoon) defeated George
and Shunji Takano for the Super World of Sports Tag Team Title in
Yokohama, Japan.

1992 - Stan Hansen defeated Mitsuharu Misawa to win the annual AJPW's
Champion's Carnival tournament.

1994 - In Chicago, Illinois, Sting pinned WCW International World
Heavyweight Champion Rick Rude to win the title

1995 - Brian Lee defeated Brian Christopher in Memphis, Tennessee to win
the USWA Heavyweight Title.

1999 - D-Von Dudley defeated ECW World Tag Team and Television Champion
Rob Van Dam in Buffalo, New York, to win RVD and Sabu's ECW World Tag
Team Title for he and Bubba Ray Dudley.

1999 - Ray González defeated Pierroth, Jr. for the WWC Universal
Heavyweight Title in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.

1999 - Jerry Lawler defeated Derrick King and Kid Wikkid in a handicap
match in Memphis, Tennessee to win the PPW Tag Team Title for he and
Bill Dundee, who no-showed the event.

1999 - Mark Schrader and Christian York won the ECWA Tag Team Title from
Ace Darling and Devon Storm in Newport, Delaware.

2000 - During an episode of Monday Night Raw from State College,
Pennsylvania; Chris Jericho pinned WWF Champion Triple H to win the
title. Also, Scotty 2 Hotty pinned WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Dean
Malenko to win the title.

2000 - Big Bubba Bain and L.A. Stephens defeat The Rock 'n' Roll Express
(Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton) in Osan, South Korea to win the NWA
World Tag Team Title.

2001 - During an edition of Smackdown from Nashville, Tennessee; Kane
and The Undertaker defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Edge and Christian in
a no-disqualification match to win the title.

2005 - Petey Williams defeated champion Chris Sabin and Alex Shelley in
a three-way match in Belleville, Michigan to win the Border City
Wrestling Can-Am Television Title

2007 - During an edition of Smackdown from Milan, Italy;  Deuce and
Domino defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Brian Kendrick and Paul London to
win the title.

2011 - At the TNA Lockdown PPV; Mickie James defeated Madison Rayne for
the TNA Knockouts Title.