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On this day in pro wrestling history: Hulk Hogan & Eddie Guerrero win gold at '02 Backlash, Giant Baba takes 1st ever Champion Carnival tourney

By Brian Hoops, WrestlingObserver.com

1966 - In Kansas City, Missouri; Bob Geigel & Bob Brown defeated The Mongolian Stomper & Jerry Kozak in a 2 out of 3 falls match.

1967- In Winnipeg; AWA World Tag Team Champions Harley Race and Larry Hennig defeated Verne Gagne and Don Leo Jonathon in a 2 out of 3 falls match to retain the titles.

1973 - Giant Baba defeated Mark Lewin in the finals of the first ever All Japan Pro Wrestling Champion Carnival tournament.

1979 - Mike George defeated Jerry Stubbs in New Orleans, Louisiana for the Mid-South Wrestling Louisiana Heavyweight Title.

1980 - Ken Patera defeated Pat Patterson for the WWF Intercontinental Title in Madison Square Garden in New York City.

1984 - Ricky Steamboat defeated Dick Slater for the United States Heavyweight Title in Greensboro, North Carolina

2002 - At WWE Backlash in Kansas Ciy, Hulk Hogan defeated Triple H to capture the Undisputed WWF World Heavyweight Title and Eddie Guerrero defeated Rob Van Dam to win the Intercontinental Title.