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Daily Pro Wrestling History (08/15): Randy Orton wins World Title at SummerSlam 2004

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1940 

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Orville Brown beat Bobby Bruns in 2 of 3 falls
- Don McIntyre beat Andy Mexiner 
- Jack Hader beat Leo Jensen 

1942

Boston, Massachusetts:
- Steve Casey defeated the French Angel for the AWA (Boston version) World Heavyweight Title 

1961

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Hard Boiled Haggerty dq
- AWA US Champion Gene Kiniski beat Roy McClarty
- Mr. M (Big Bill Miller) beat Bob Rassmussen 
- Dale Lewis beat Tiny Mills

1970 

Atlanta, Georgia:
- Bobby Shane defeated Nick Bockwinkel to win the Georgia TV Title 

1972 

Tampa, Florida:
- Eddie Graham beat Redbeard
- Mr Wrestling Tim Woods beat Paul Jones
- Bob Orton & Hiro Matsuda beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens to win Florida Tag Titles 
- Bob Orton beat Bob Roop

1974 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Nick Bockwinkel
- The Crusher & Ivan Putski beat Baron Von Raschke & Superstar Billy Graham in 2 of 3 falls
- Larry Hennig no contest Geoff Portz
- Ray Stevens beat Billy Robinson 
- Jim Brunzell & Bull Bullinski beat Big K & Buddy Wolff

1979 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- Stan Hansen & Bobby Duncum beat Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon to win AWA Tag Team Titles (title change not acknowledged in United States)
- Greg Gagne dcor AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel
- Paul Ellering beat Jesse Ventura
- Super Destroyer Mark II beat Billy Robinson
- Steve Olsonoski beat Ron Ritchie 
- Buddy Wolff beat Peter Sandor Szabo

1981 

Rockford, Illinois:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura 
- Tito Santana beat Sheik Adnan dq
- In a Handicap Match; Hulk Hogan beat Eddie Boulder & Chris Curtis & Tony Leone 
- Brad Rheingans beat Ben DeLeon and George Gadaski beat Nacho Barrera

San Antonio, Texas:
- Wahoo McDaniel and Terry Funk defeated Tully Blanchard and Gino Hernandez for the Southwest Tag Team Titles

1988 

Memphis, Tennessee:
- In a 90 minute time limit, AWA Champion Jerry Lawler beat Kerry Von Erich
- RPMs beat Scott Steiner & Billy Travis to win Southern tag title
- Jeff Jarrett & Bill Dundee beat Jimmy Golden & Mongolian Stomper
- Brickhouse Brown beat Gary Young dq
- CWA Champion Phil Hickerson beat Ray Odyssey 
- World Class Light Heavyweight Champion Eric Embry beat Shawn Baxter

1994 

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Dante & The Great Mephisto defeated PG-13 for the USWA Tag Team Titles

1995 

Tokyo, Japan:
- Keiji Mutoh defeated Shinya Hashimoto to win New Japan Pro Wrestling's 5th Annual G1-Climax Tournament

1996

WCW Clash of the Champions: Denver, Colorado:
- WCW Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat vs. Rick & Scott Steiner vs. Sting & Lex Luger ended in a no-contest
- Ric Flair defeated WCW World Heavyweight Champion Hulk Hogan via countout

2004 

WWE SummerSlam: Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Randy Orton defeated Chris Benoit to win the Raw World Title 
- Edge defeated Chris Jericho and Batista to retain the Intercontinental Title

2010 

WWE SummerSlam: Los Angeles, California:
- Melina defeated Alicia Fox to win the Divas Title
- Randy Orton defeated Sheamus by disqualification to retain the WWE Championship
- Kane defeated Rey Mysterio to retain the World Heavyweight Championship
- Team WWE (John Cena, Daniel Bryan, Edge, Chris Jericho, Bret Hart, R-Truth and John Morrison) defeated The Nexus (Wade Barrett, Justin Gabriel, Heath Slater, David Otunga, Skip Sheffield, Michael Tarver and Darren Young) in an Elimination tag team match