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Daily pro wrestling history (01/26): Hart Foundation wins the WWF World Tag Team Titles

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1961

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Illio Do Paolo and Billy Red Lyons won the Canadian Open Tag Team Championship over Tiny Mills and Crusher Kowalski in 2 of 3 falls 
- Nature Boy Buddy Rogers defeated John DeSilva 
- Duke Keomuko and Sato Keomuko beat Dick Byer and Farmer Boy on count out 
- Fred Atkins and Mike Gallagher wrestled 20 minutes to a draw
- Doc Gallagher defeated Don McClarity 

1969

St. Paul, Minnesota:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Mitsu Arakawa 
- Pampero Firpo beat Dr. X COR
- Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon beat Billy Red Lyons & Bill Watts in 2 out of 3 falls
- Larry Hennig beat Luke Brown
- Lars Anderson beat Joe Scarpello

1974

Punta Gorda, Florida:
- Florida Tag Titles: Jos & Paul LeDuc defeated The Texan & Stan Vachon to retain titles
- Florida TV Title: Mike Graham defeated Rip Hawk by dq
- Harry “Georgia Boy” Smith (sub Danny Hodge) beat Bob Orton, Sr.

1977

Miami, Florida:
- Lights Out Match: Dusty Rhodes defeated Harley Race
- The Assassin beat Billy Graham by dq
- Jos LeDuc & Jack Brisco & Jerry Brisco drew Ox Baker & Steve Strong & Buddy Wolff
- Mike Graham defeated Pat McGinnis
- Steve Keirn defeated Bob Orton, Jr.
- Kevin Sullivan defeated Rock Hunter

1979 

Okayama, Japan:
- Seiji Sakaguchi defeated Johnny Powers to win the NWF North American Heavyweight Title

1980

Bayamon, Puerto Rico:
- Mr. Fuji defeated Invader I to win the WWC North American Heavyweight Title

1987

Tampa, Florida:
- The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart) defeated The British Bulldogs (Dynamite Kid & Davey Boy Smith) to win the WWF World Tag Team Championship

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Austin Idol beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by dq
- Texas Death Match: Jeff Jarrett & Billy Travis beat RPMs to win Southern tag title

1995

Madison Square Garden: New York City
- WWF World Champion Bret Hart defeated Diesel in a steel cage to retain the title
- WWF World Tag Team Champions The Smoking Gunns defeated The Bodydonnas
- Savio Vega defeated Intercontinental Champion Goldust by countout

1996

Nezahualcoyotl, Mexico:
- Konnan defeated Pierroth Jr. to become the first International Wrestling All Stars World Heavyweight Champion

1999

Tuscon, Arizona:
- Mankind defeated the Rock to win the WWF World Title 

2001

Rising Sun, Indiana:
- Chad Collyer defeated Ace Steele for the Heartland Wrestling Association Heavyweight Title

2003

Kobe, Japan:
- Jushin Liger & Koji Kanemoto defeated Pro Wrestling Noah's Tsuyoshi Kikuchi & Yoshinobu Kanemaru to win the New Japan's IWGP World Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles

2014

Royal Rumble: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:
- The New Age Outlaws defeated Cody Rhodes and Goldust to win the WWE World Tag Team Titles
- Brock Lesnar defeated the Big Show
- WWE Champion Randy Orton defeated John Cena to retain the title
- Batista won the Royal Rumble