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On this day in pro wrestling history: Kurt Angle battles The Rock

Kurt Angle vs. The Rock

1938 

Calgary, Alberta, Canada:
- Jack McLauchlan defeated Pete Tripodes to become the first Canadian Junior Heavyweight Title

1956 

Fort Worth, Texas:
- Ray Gunkel & Amazing Zuma defeated Gene Kelly (Gene Kiniski) & Len Crosby to win the NWA Texas Tag Team Titles

1957 

- Kurt Von Himmler & Juan Oinada defeated Doug and Red Donovan to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles

1962 

Memphis, Tennessee: 
- The Medics won the NWA Southern Tag Team Title by defeating Lester Welch & Buddy Fuller

1965 

Lafayette, Louisiana:
- Danny McShain won the NWA Louisiana Heavyweight Title from Bobby Fields 

Denver, Colorado:
- Dick the Bruiser & The Crusher no contest AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race
- Bob Ellis beat Haru Sasaki
- Mighty Igor Vodik beat Gene Anderson
- Chris Markoff beat Ivan Kalmikoff

1966 

Melbourne, Australia;
- George & Sandy Scott defeated Skull Murphy & Brute Bernard to win the IWA (Australia) Tag Team Title 

1969 

Honolulu, Hawaii:
- Curtis Iaukea & Ripper Collins won the NWA Hawaii Tag Team Championship by defeating Kurt and Karl Von Steiger

1976 

Mexico City, Mexico:
- El Faraon defeated Perro Aguayo to win the NWA World Middleweight Title 

Atlanta, Georgia:
- Gene & Ole Anderson won the NWA Georgia Tag Team Title by defeating Tom Jones & Porkchop Cash 

Ozark, Alabama:
- The Wrestling Pro won the NWA Alabama Heavyweight Title by defeating Greg Peterson

1979 

New York, New York:
- Ivan Putski & Tito Santana defeated Johnny & Jerry Valiant to win the WWWF World Tag Team Title

1981 

San Juan, Puerto Rico:
- Don Kent & Bruno Bekkar defeated Jack and Jerry Brisco to win the WWC North American Tag Team Titles

1983

San Francisco, California:
- Mad Dog Vachon won battle royal
- Andre The Giant & Mad Dog Vachon & Rick Martel beat Jerry Blackwell & Ken Patera & Sheik Adnan
- Hulk Hogan beat David Shults
- Mr Saito beat Baron Von Raschke
- Blackjack Lanza beat Bobby Heenan
- Ray Stevens beat Bill White
- Steve Olsonoski beat Chris Markoff

1984 

Fort Worth, Texas:
- The Fantastics (Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton) defeated The Long Riders (Scott Irwin & Bill Irwin) to win the NWA American Tag Team Titles

Memphis, Tennessee:
- The Fabulous Ones (Steve Keirn & Stan Lane) defeated Rick Rude and King Kong Bundy to win the AWA Southern Tag Team Titles

1985 

Fort Lewis, Washington:
- Mike Miller & Moondog Moretti defeated Steve Simpson & Joe Savoldi to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles

1986

San Juan, Puerto Rico:
- Al Perez defeated Invader I to win the WWC Puerto Rican Heavyweight Title

1994 

Tokyo, Japan:
- Toshiaki Kawada defeated "Dr. Death" Steve Williams to win the AJPW Triple Crown Heavyweight Title 

1995 

Winnipeg, Manitoba:
- Razor Ramon defeated Dean Douglas to win the vacant WWF Intercontinental Title (title was vacated after Shawn Michaels forfeited the title)

San Germin, Puerto Rico: 
- Christopher Daniels & Kevin Quinn defeated Huracan Castillo Jr. & Invader I to win the WWC World Tag Team Titles

1999 

Fukuoka, Japan:
- Yumiko Hotta defeated Kyoko Inoue to win the WWWA World Singles Title 

2000 

Albany, New York:
- Los Conquistadors (Edge & Christian) defeated the Hardy Boys to win the WWF World Tag Team Titles 
- Kurt Angle defeated the Rock to win the WWF World Title

2001 

Niigata, Japan:
- Keiji Mutoh & Taiyo Kea defeated Genichiro Tenryu and Yoji Anjoh to win the AJPW World Tag Team Titles

Kansas City, Missouri:
- Rock & Chris Jericho beat The Dudleys to win the WWF Tag Titles
- Kurt Angle beat Rhyno to capture the U.S. Title 
- Tajiri beat Billy Kidman to win the WCW Cruiserweight Title

2003

Nashville, Tennessee:
- Jeff Jarrett pinned A.J. Styles to win the NWA World Heavyweight Title 

2005

Tokyo, Japan:
- Shuji Kondo defeated Taka Michinoku for the AJPW World Junior Heavyweight Title

2006 

- Sting defeated Jeff Jarrett to win the NWA Championship
- Chris Sabin defeated Senshi to win the TNA X-Division Title 
- LAX defeated AJ Styles & Christopher Daniels to win the NWA Tag Team Titles in a steel cage match