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Daily Pro Wrestling History (11/26): The first Survivor Series



Kansas City, Kansas:
- Ed "Strangler" Lewis defeated Orville Brown for the Midwest Wrestling Association version of World Heavyweight Title 


- Al Costello & Roy Heffernan defeated Johnny Valentine & Chief Big Heart for the United States Tag Team Title (later became WWWF World Tag Team Titles)

1964 Thanksgiving Night

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Verne Gagne beat AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon by DQ
- Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat Rene Goulet & Reggie Parks
- Igor Vodik beat Klondike Bill
- Bob Boyer drew Eddie Sharkey 
- Ivan Kalmikoff beat George Drake

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Sonny Myers defeated Bob Brown
- Danny Plechas defeated The Lawman
- Moose Evans defeated Tiny Mills via DQ
- Rocky Hamilton fought Sailor Art Thomas to a double count out
- Pat O’Connor fought Mike DiBiase to a draw
- Ron Reed defeated The Mongolian Stomper
- Mike DiBiase won an 11-man Battle Royal 


Orlando, Florida:
- Dusty Rhodes beat Great Malenko in a cage match


Tampa, Florida:
- Dusty Rhodes beat Cowboy Bill Watts in a cage match for the Florida title 

Fort Myers, Florida:
- Bob Armstrong beat Mike McCord (Austin Idol) to keep the North American title 


West Palm Beach, Florida:
- Harley Race beat Steve Keirn to retain the NWA title
1981 Thanksgiving Night

St. Paul, Minnesota:
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Sheik Adnan
- Arm Wrestling: Hulk Hogan beat Jesse Ventura
- Billy Robinson & Tito Santana & Jim Brunzell beat Ken Patera & Bobby Duncum & Jerry Blackwell
- Adrian Adonis drew Buck Zumhofe
- Evan Johnson beat Kenny Jay

1987 Thanksgiving Night

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Greg Gagne beat AWA Champion Curt Hennig (AWA belt held up)
- Adrian Adonis beat Tommy Rich
- Nord The Barbarian beat Soldat Ustinov
- Madusa Maceli beat Bambi
- JT Southern & Mitch Snow beat AWA Tag Team Champions Original Midnight Express by DQ
- DJ Peterson beat Kevin Kelly
- Nick Kiniski beat Alan West by DQ

WCW Starrcade: Chicago, Illinois: 
- Dusty Rhodes defeated Lex Luger in a Steel Cage match to win the NWA United States Title
- Ric Flair defeated Ronnie Garvin in a Steel Cage match to win the NWA World Heavyweight Title
- NWA World Television Champion Nikita Koloff defeated UWF Television Champion Terry Taylor to unify the titles

Dallas, Texas:
- Shaun Simpson defeated Eric Embry to win the World Class Light Heavyweight Title 
- Kevin Von Erich defeated Al Perez in a Texas Death Match
- Kerry Von Erich defeated Brian Adias

WCW Survivor Series: Richfield, Ohio:
- Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth), Jim Duggan, Jake Roberts, Ricky Steamboat, & Brutus Beefcake defeated WWF IC Champion the Honkytonk Man (w/ Jimmy Hart), King Harley Race (w/ Bobby Heenan), Danny Davis, Hercules, & Ron Bass 
- Andre the Giant (w/ Bobby Heenan), Rick Rude, King Kong Bundy, Butch Reed (w/ Slick), & the One Man Gang defeated WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan, Bam Bam Bigelow (w/ Sir Oliver Humperdink), Paul Orndorff, Ken Patera, & Don Muraco 


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- AWA Champion Jerry Lawler beat Wahoo McDaniel by DQ
- Greg Gagne & Robert Gibson beat AWA Tag Team Champions Badd Company Pat Tanaka & Paul Diamond (No title change. Wrong man pinned)
- Sgt. Slaughter beat Iron Sheik by DQ
- Michael Hayes no contest King Parsons
- Jimmy Jack Funk beat Derrick Dukes
- Wendi Richter beat Madusa Meceli to win AWA Women’s Title
- Larry Cameron beat Bert Timmons
- Del Wilkes beat Mike Enos


WWF Survivor Series: Madison Square Garden:
- Bob Backlund lost the WWF World Title to Diesel (Kevin Nash)


WCW World War 3: Norfolk, Virginia:
- Lex Luger defeated Randy Savage
- Sting defeated Ric Flair 
- Randy Savage won the 60-man, three ring World War 3 Battle Royal


WCW Mayhem: Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- Scott Steiner defeated Booker T in a Straight Jacket Steel Cage match to win the WCW World Heavyweight Title
- General Rection defeated Lance Storm to win the WCW United States Title 
- Kevin Nash & Diamond Dallas Page defeated Chuck Palumbo & Shawn Stasiak to win the WCW World Tag Team Titles