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Daily Pro Wrestling History (06/23): Austin 3:16

1939

Houston, Texas:
- Bronko Nagurski defeated Lou Thesz to win the National Wrestling Association World Heavyweight 

1944

Mexico City, Mexico:
- Firpo Segra defeated Doc Macias to win the Mexican National Heavyweight Title

1945

Wichita, Kansas:
- World Heavyweight Champion Orville Brown beat Ray Eckert in a 2 out of 3 falls match 
- Don McIntyre beat Jerry Meeker via DQ

1949 

Kansas City, Kansas:
- World Heavyweight Champion Orville Brown defeated Joe Pazandak in 2 out of 3 falls
- Tarzan Kowalski beat Lou Newman in 2 out of 3 falls 
- Herman Von Doyle defeated Fred Blassie 

1959 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- Bobby Jones defeated George Eakin for the Madison Wrestling Club Heavyweight Title 

1960 

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Central States Heavyweight Champion Thor Hagen beat Rocky Lee in 2 out of 3 falls 
- Bob Orton beat Joe Costello

1961

St. Joseph, Missouri:
- Bobby Graham and Sonny Myers defeated The Bat and Ernie Dusek in 2 out of 3 falls
- Buddy Austin beat The Alaskan in 2 out of 3 falls
- Ronnie Etchison defeated Don McClarity 
- Thor Hagen and Don Miller went to a time limit draw

- Waldo Von Erich defeated Pepper Gomez to win the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title

1964 

Tampa, Florida:
- Eddie Graham and Sam Steamboat defeated Chris and John Tolos for the Florida NWA World Tag Team Titles

Eugene, Oregon:
- Pampero Firpo defeated Nick Bockwinkel to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title 

1965

- Ken Lucas is awarded the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title

1966 

Kansas City, Kansas:
- In a Texas Death Lumberjack Match: The Mongolian Stomper defeated The Viking

Eau Claire, Wisconsin:
- The Crusher beat Stan Kowalski
- The Alaskan beat Eddie Sharkey (sub Billy Red Cloud) 
- Doug Gilbert drew Chris Markoff

Sioux City, Iowa:
- Big Luke Brown beat AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon by DQ
- Dale Lewis beat Billy Red Cloud
- Mr Wrestling Tim Woods beat Bulldog Danny Plechas 
- Jack Pesek drew Haru Sasaki

1967 

Atlanta, Georgia
- Butcher and Stan (Stan Pulaski) Vachon defeated Enrique and Ramon Torres to win the Georgia NWA Southern Tag Team Titles

Chicago, Illinois:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Mitsu Arakawa by DQ
- Devils Duo (Angelo Poffo & Chris Markoff) beat Ernie Ladd & Earl Maynard
- Johnny Powers no contest Wilbur Snyder 
- Lou Thesz beat Moose Cholak

1970 

Macon, Georgia:
- Nick Bockwinkel defeated Joe Scarpa to win the NWA Georgia Heavyweight Title

- Moondog Mayne defeated The Claw for the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title

1973 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- The Crusher & Wahoo McDaniel & Billy Robinson beat Nick Bockwinkel & Superstar Billy Graham & Ivan Koloff in 2 out of 3 falls
- Reggie Parks drew Geoff Portz 
- Sailor Art Thomas beat Rene Goulet

1974

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- The Crusaders (Billy Red Lyons and Dewey Robertson) defeated The Love Brothers (Hartford and Reginald) for the Toronto NWA International Tag Team Titles

1977

Panama City, Florida:
- Kurt Von Hess defeated the Wrestling Pro to win the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title 

1978

Mexico City, Mexico:
- Ringo Mendoza defeated Perro Aguayo to win the NWA World Middleweight Title

Knoxville, Tennessee:
- The Mongolian Stomper won a tournament final to win the NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Title

Atlanta, Georgia:
 - Tony Atlas and Thunderbolt Patterson defeated Ole Anderson and Ivan Koloff for the NWA Georgia Tag Team Titles

- Pak Choo (Kengo Kimura) and Mr. Ito defeated Black Gordman & Hector Guerrero to win the NWA Americas Tag Team Titles

1979 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- The Crusher & Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon beat Nick Bockwinkel & Bobby Duncum & Super Destroyer Mark II
- Greg Gagne beat Ray Stevens by DQ
- Billy Robinson beat Pat Patterson 
- Paul Ellering beat Doug Gilbert

Des Moines, Iowa:
- Bob Brown defeated Jerry Brown in a Texas Death Match 
- In a Central States Heavyweight Title match: Champion Bob Sweetan defeated Frank Hill

1980

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Robert Gibson beat Ken Wayne
- Sonny King beat Carl Fergie
- Karl Krupp beat Jimmy Valiant
- Southern Tag Champs Ricky Morton & Ken Lucas beat The Manchurians
- Jerry Jarrett & Tojo Yamamoto beat Wayne Ferris & Larry Latham
- Bill Dundee beat Southern Champ Paul Ellering via DQ
- Tojo Yamamoto won a "two-ring battle royal"

Amarillo, Texas:
- Mr. Hito and Mr. Sakurada defeated Tiger Conway, Jr. and José Lothario to win the NWA American Tag Team Titles

1982

Shreveport, Louisiana:
- Ted DiBiase defeated The Junkyard Dog for the Mid-South North American Heavyweight Title 

1984

San Antonio, Texas:
- WCCW American Heavyweight Champion Gino Hernandez defeated NWA World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair to win the vacant WCCW Texas Heavyweight Title

1986 

Memphis, Tennessee
- Danny Fargo beat The Hunter
- CWA International Tag Champs Tarzan Goto & Akio Sato beat Carl Styles & Pat Tanaka
- The Nightmares beat Tojo Yamamoto & Jeff Jarrett
- Bam Bam Bigelow beat Davey Haskins & Tracy Smothers in a "handicap" match
- NWA Women's Champ Debbie Combs beat Despina Montages
- Jos LeDuc bet Paul Diamond
- Bill Dundee beat Dutch Mantel via DQ
- Fire & Flame beat Austin Idol & Buddy Landel via DQ
- Giant Hillbilly & Jerry Lawler beat the MOD Squad to win the Southern Tag Team Titles

Dothan, Alabama:
- Robert Fuller and Jimmy Golden defeated Steve Armstrong and Tommy Rich to win the NWA Southeastern Tag Team Titles

Birmingham, Alabama:
- Brad Armstrong won the NWA Southeast Continental Heavyweight Title from Jerry Stubbs 
- Adrian Street defeated Wendell Cooley to capture the NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Title

1987

Tampa, Florida:
- The Sheepherders (Luke Williams and Butch Miller) defeated Mike Graham and Steve Keirn for the NWA Florida Tag Team Titles

1989 

AWA War in the Windy City: Chicago, Illinois:
- Tommy Jammer defeated Jonnie Stewart
- Mike George defeated Rockin' Randy
- Akio Sato defeated Paul Diamond by disqualification
- Chavo, Hector and Mando Guerrero defeated The Executioner (Donn Lewin) and The Texas Hangmen (Killer and Psycho)
- AWA World Women's Champion Wendi Richter defeated Candi Devine to retain the title
- Scott Norton and Ken Patera defeated The Destruction Crew (Wayne Bloom and Mike Enos)
- AWA World Heavyweight Champion Larry Zbyszko fought Greg Gagne to a draw to retain the title
- Colonel DeBeers defeated Derrick Dukes in a loser gets painted yellow match

Dallas, Texas: 
- Robert Fuller and Brian Lee defeated Jeff Jarrett and Mil Máscaras to win the WCWA World Tag Team Titles

Knoxville, Tennessee:
- Tom Prichard defeated Wendell Cooley for the Continental Wrestling Federation Heavyweight Title 

1990 

Graz, Austria:
- Dave Finlay and Marty Jones defeated Tony St. Clair and Miles Zrno to win the Catch Wrestling Association World Tag Team Titles

Portland, Oregon:
- The Juice Patrol (Beetlejuice (Art Barr) and Big Juice (Jeff Warner)) defeated U.S. Male (Ricky Santana and Curtis Thompson) to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles

1991

Atlanta, Georgia:
- Badstreet, Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Tommy Rich, Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong 
- Tom Zenk defeated the Diamond Studd 
- Arn Anderson & Richard Morton defeated Dustin Rhodes & Sam Houston 
- PN News defeated Johnny B. Badd via disqualification 
- Sting defeated Nikita Koloff via count-out in a Texas Death Match 
- Rick Steiner & Yellow Dog defeated Barry Windham & Stan Hansen
- Bobby Eaton fought Steve Austin to a draw
- WCW US Champion Lex Luger & El Gigante defeated WCW World Champion Ric Flair & the One Man Gang via disqualification

1992

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- The Super Destroyers (#1 and #2) defeated Glenn Osbourne and Max Thrasher to become the first-ever ECW Tag Team Champions

1994

WCW Clash of the Champions: Charleston, South Carolina:
- WCW World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair pinned WCW International World Heavyweight Champion Sting to unify the titles
- Lord Steven Regal (with Sir William) pinned WCW World Television Champion Larry Zbyszko to win the title 
- WCW World Tag Team Champions Cactus Jack and Kevin Sullivan (with Dave Sullivan) defeated The Nasty Boys (Brian Knobbs and Jerry 
  Sags) to retain the title
- The Guardian Angel (Big Bossman) pinned Tex Slazenger 
- Johnny B. Badd defeated WCW United States Heavyweight Champion Steve Austin by disqualification

1995

Oak Ridge, Tennessee:
- Boo Bradley defeated Killer Kyle
- Steve Armstrong defeated SMW Heavyweight Champion Buddy Landel via disqualification
- Steve Armstrong defeated Jim Cornette via disqualification
- The Dirty White Boy & Tracy Smothers defeated the Headbangers
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated SMW Tag Team Champions Al Snow & Unabom in a streetfight

Lasalle, Ontario, Canada:
- Scott D'Amore defeated Bruiser Bedlam for the Border City Wrestling Can-Am Heavyweight Title

1996

WWF King of the Ring: Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- Ahmed Johnson pinned WWF Intercontinental Champion Goldust (with Marlena) to win the title 
- Steve Austin pinned Jake Roberts to win the King of the Ring tournament 
- WWF Champion Shawn Michaels (with José Lothario) defeated The British Bulldog (with Jim Cornette and Diana Smith) to retain the title
- Mankind defeated The Undertaker (with Paul Bearer) by referee stoppage 
- WWF Tag Team Champions The Smoking Gunns (Billy and Bart with Sunny) defeated The Godwinns (Henry and Phineas with Hillbilly Jim) to retain the titles

2000 

Louisville, Kentucky:
- The Disciples of Synn (Damian and Slash) defeated OVW Southern Tag Team Champions B.J. Payne and Scotty Sabre to win the titles

2002 

WWF King of the Ring: Columbus, Ohio:
- Molly Holly defeated WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus to win the title 
- Brock Lesnar (with Paul Heyman) defeated WWE Intercontinental Champion Rob Van Dam to win the King of the Ring tournament
- Ric Flair pinned Eddie Guerrero 
- Kurt Angle defeated Hulk Hogan by submission 
- WWE Undisputed Champion The Undertaker pinned Triple H to retain the title