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Daily pro wrestling history (11/19): Curt Hennig wins WWF Intercontinental Title

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1906 

Melbourne, Australia:
- Clarence Weber defeated Buttan Singh for the Australian Heavyweight Title 

1951

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Danny McShain defeated Verne Gagne to win the NWA World Junior Heavyweight Title

1954 

Houston, Texas:
- Polo Torres defeated The Sheik for the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title 

1956 

Phoenix, Arizona:
- Otto Lenz and Jack O'Reilly defeated Enrique Romero and Black Hawk to win the Western States Tag Team Title 

1958 

Mobile, Alabama:
- Billy Wicks defeated Gorgeous George to win the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title

1960 

St. Paul, Minnesota:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Hard Boiled Haggerty & Len Montana beat Roy McClarty & Joe Scarpello
- Gene Kiniski beat Nick Roberts
- US Champion Wilbur Snyder beat Cowboy Rocky Lee
- Bob Rasmussen beat Bill Green

- Johnny Valentine & Buddy Rogers defeated The Fabulous Kangaroos (Al Costello & Roy Heffernan) for the United States Tag Team Title 

1964 

Kalamazoo, Michigan:
- Martino Angelo defeated Danny Ferraza to win the Wolverine Wrestling Midwest Heavyweight Title 

1966 

Omaha, Nebraska:
- Mad Dog Vachon defeated Dick the Bruiser for the AWA World Heavyweight Title (title change only recognized in Omaha)
- Ron Reed & Mr Wrestling Tim Woods beat Dale Lewis & Haru Sasaki
- Jake Smith beat Mad Russian Stan Pulaski dq
- Luke Brown beat Luke Graham

Melbourne, Australia:
- Ray Stevens and Art Nelson defeated George and Sandy Scott to win the International Wrestling Alliance (Australia) Tag Team Titles

1970 

Amarillo, Texas:
- Dory Funk, Sr. defeated Thunderbolt Patterson for the Southwest Brass Knuckles Title 

Ashikaga, Japan:
- Larry Hennig and Bob Windham (Blackjack Mulligan) defeated Thunder Sugiyama and Great Kusatsu for the International Wrestling Alliance (Japan) Tag Team Titles

1971 

- Kinji Shibuya and Masa Saito won the NWA Americas Tag Team Title, defeating Pantera Negra and Salvador Lothario

1974
Mobile, Alabama:
- Jack Donovan defeated Ken Lucas to win the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title 

1975 

Nashville, Tennessee:
- Jackie Fargo and Jerry Lawler defeated Phil Hickerson and Dennis Condrey for the Mid-America version of the NWA United States Tag Team Titles

1976 

- Chavo Guerrero, Sr. defeated Ken Mantell to win the NWA Americas Heavyweight Title

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Thunderbolt Patterson defeated The Sheik for the Toronto version of the NWA United States Heavyweight Title

Dothan, Alabama:
- Bob Kelly defeated The Wrestling Pro (Doug Gilbert) for the NWA Alabama Heavyweight Title 

1977

Mexico City, Mexico:
- Sangre Chicana defeated Jose Luis Mendieta to win the Mexican National Middleweight Title 

1978

Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Attendance was 9,000
- US Champion Ric Flair beat Ricky Steamboat
- Tony Atlas beat Ken Patera
- Bob Backlund & Dino Bravo beat AWA Tag Team Champions Pat Patterson & Ray Stevens dq
- Jay Youngblood beat Geoff Portz
- Johnny Weaver beat Steve Muslin
- Steve Bolus beat Joe Marcus
- Dewey Robertson (Missing Link) beat Kim Chang

1979 

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Billy Graham beat CWA Champion Jerry Lawler dq
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Sonny King
- Ricky Morton beat Tojo Yamamoto dq
- Hector Guerrero & Steve Regal beat The Blond Bombers (Wayne Ferris & Larry Latham) to win the Southern Tag Title
- The Assassins beat Jerry Bryant & Jerry Barber
- Koko Ware beat Steve Kyle

1981 

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Tommy Martin defeated Bob Sweetan to win the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title 

1982 

Calgary, Alberta, Canada:
- Leo Burke and Bret Hart defeated Duke Myers and The Dynamite Kid for the Stampede International Tag Team Title 

1984 

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Jacques Rougeau, Jr. won the vacant NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Title 

Salt Lake City, Utah: Attendance was 3,002
- AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors beat Fabulous Ones
- Jimmy Garvin beat Jim Brunzell
- Curt Hennig & Larry Hennig beat Nick Bockwinkel & Mr Saito dq
- Jim Brunzell drew Billy Robinson
- Blackjack Lanza beat Steve Regal

1985 

Tampa, Florida:
- Lex Luger defeated Wahoo McDaniel to win the Florida version of the NWA Southern Heavyweight Title

1988 

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Brian Lee defeated Mike Miller in a tournament final for the Championship Wrestling Association Heavyweight Title 

Carolina, Puerto Rico:
- Jason the Terrible defeated TNT (Juan Rivera) for the WWC Caribbean Heavyweight Title 

1989 

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Bill Dundee defeated Tony Anthony for the USWA Southern Heavyweight Title 

1990 

Rochester, New York:
- Curt Hennig defeated Kerry Von Erich for the WWF Intercontinental title 

1991 

Savannah, Georgia:
- Dustin Rhodes & mystery partner Ricky Steamboat defeated The Enforcers, Arn Anderson & Larry Zbyszko to win the WCW World Tag 
  Team Titles 
- Rick Rude defeated Sting to win the WCW United States Title

1994

Cherry Hill, New York:
- Chris Candido defeated Tracey Smothers to win the NWA World Heavyweight Title in a tournament final 

1995

Landover, Maryland:
- Bret Hart defeated Diesel to win the WWF World Title
- Shawn Michaels, Ahmed Johnson, Sid, & Davey Boy Smith defeated WWF Intercontinental Champion Razor Ramon, Owen Hart, Dean 
  Douglas, & Yokozuna

2004 
Columbus, Nebraska:
- Trevor Rhodes defeated Rick Steiner for the World League Wrestling Heavyweight Title 

2005 

Wayne, New Jersey:
- Chris Harris defeated Jeff Jarrett for the NWA Cyberspace title
- Abyss defeated Chris Harris to win the NWA Cyberspace title

2006 

Orlando, Florida:
- Abyss defeated Sting by DQ to win the NWA World Title
- Kurt Angle defeated Samoa Joe
- TNA X Division Champion Christopher Daniels defeated Chris Sabin to retain the title
- Christian Cage defeated AJ Styles

2011

Chicago Ridge, Illinois:
- Eddie Edwards defeated Kyle O'Reilly
- The Briscoes defeated The Young Bucks
- ROH Tag Team Champions, Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin defeated The All Night Express to retain the titles
- ROH Champion Davey Richards defeated El Genericho to retain the title

2014

- Taryn Terrell defeated Havok & Gail Kim to win the TNA Knockouts Title
- Low Ki defeated Tigre Uno, Manik and DJ Z to win the TNA X Division Title