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What happened on January 16th in Wrestling History?

Title changes (Selection of important championships)
1985NWA Mid-Atlantic Brass Knuckles Title: Won by Black Bart
1992WCW World Tag Team Titles: Won by Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton
2000WCW World Heavyweight Title: Championship vacant
2000WCW Cruiserweight Title: Won by Oklahoma
2000WCW World Heavyweight Title: Won by Chris Benoit
2000WCW United States Heavyweight Title: Championship vacant
2005TNAW X-Division Title: Won by AJ Styles
2005WWE World Tag Team Titles: Won by Rob Conway & Sylvain Grenier
2005AJPW World Tag Team Titles: Won by Jamal & Taiyo Kea
2009CMLL World Tag Team Titles: Won by La Sombra & Volador Jr.
2012WWE United States Title: Won by Jack Swagger
2014TNAW Knockout Title: Won by Madison Rayne
2014TNAW X-Division Title: Won by Austin Aries
All in all, there are 146 title changes in our championships database which happened on a January 16th.

Tournament Finals
1997
USWA Unified World Title #1-Contender Tournament
2005
NEO Stage 2005
2009
HOOKnSHOOT GFight Grand Prix 2009
2011
IWRG La Copa Higher Power 2011 (A)
2011
Ambition 2
2015
#1-Contender Tournament (Open the Dream Gate Title)
2016
VPW King of New York 2016

Pay-Per-Views (or similar)
2000
WCW Souled Out 2000 (Buyrate: 0.26)
2005
TNA Final Resolution 2005
2009
ROH Rising Above 2009

Free TV Shows
1971
GCW Live Atlanta Wrestling
1982
WWF @ Philadelphia
1988
JCP Pro
1989
NJPW New Year Golden Series 1989 - Day 6
1993
WCW Power Hour
1993
WCW Saturday Night
1993
SMW TV-Show #51
1993
WCW Worldwide
1993
WWF Mania
1993
WWF Superstars
1994
WCW The Main Event
1994
USWA Wrestling
1994
WWF Wrestling Challenge
1995
WWF Monday Night RAW #94 (Rating: 2.60)
1999
NJPW on TV Asahi
1999
WCW Saturday Night
1999
WWF Shotgun Saturday Night #107
2000
ECW Hardcore TV
2000
AJPW on Nippon TV
2000
GAEA Rumbling of the New Age 2000 - Day 1
2002
NOAH First Navigation Of 2002 - Day 7
2003
WWE SmackDown #179 (Rating: 3.40)
2004
MLW Underground TV
2004
WEC 9: Cold Blooded
2005
GAEA Wild Times 2005 - Day 1
2005
WWE Sunday Night Heat (Rating: 0.70)
2005
TNA Final Resolution 2005 Preshow
2006
WWE RAW #660 (Rating: 4.30)
2006
UFC Ultimate Fight Night 3 (Rating: 1.70)
2007
LDN Capital TV #17
2007
BJW Death Match Wars #107
2007
WWE ECW on Sci Fi #32 (Rating: 1.50)
2008
NWA Wrestling Showcase
2008
PWU Power Surge TV #18
2009
Dragon Gate Infinity #115
2009
WWE SmackDown #493 (Rating: 2.10)
2010
NWA Anarchy TV Show #208
2010
OVW TV Show #545
2011
FCW TV Show #120
2011
WWE Vintage Collection #137
2012
WWE RAW #973 (Rating: 3.01/4290000)
2013
WWE Main Event #16 (Rating: 1495000)
2013
WWE NXT #152
2014
TNA IMPACT WRESTLING #497 - Genesis (Rating: 1.08/1316000)
2015
Bellator 132: Pitbull vs. Straus
2015
TNA IMPACT WRESTLING #548 (Rating: 387000)
2015
NJPW World Pro-Wrestling #1
2016
Invicta FC 15: Cyborg vs. Ibragimova
2016
ROH on SBG #226
2017
WWE RAW #1234 (Rating: 3270000)

The ten oldest shows in our database
1888
Show @ Atlanta
1901
Show @ Hamburg
1902
Show @ New York City
1905
Show @ Hamburg
1905
Show @ Lyon
1905
Show @ Wien
1906
Show @ Bremen
1907
Show @ Braunschweig
1911
Show @ Hannover
1912
Show @ Cleveland
All in all, there are 146 shows in our events database which happened on a January 16th.

Birthdays
1910
Roy Von Hellrigel
1923
Joe Scarpello
1934
Denny Forslund
1944
Mike Eagers
1949
Sir Oliver Humperdink
1958
Tony Demato
1969
Conscience
1970
Big Titan
1974
Paul Buentello
1975
Takashi Sasaki
1975
Candy Okutsu
1975
Apocalipsis
1977
Máscara Año Dos Mil Jr.
1978
Diana la Cazadora
1978
Heather Savage
1981
Gery Roif
1981
Angel D'Souza
1984
Nobuhiro Yoshitake
1985
Luke Robinson
1985
Evva Johnson
1985
Hyun Gyu Lim
1986
Wang Sai
1986
Mini Escoria
1986
Hiren
1987
Murorga Sim Bowa
1987
EVIL
1988
Bull Dempsey
1988
Aaron Insane
1989
Rinoceronte Jr.
1990
Daniel Haas
1992
Pinkie Mayuka

Deaths
1959
Ace Gordon
1964
Charles Postl
1965
Yukon Eric
1976
Gust Karras
1979
Marcel Nonest
2006
Dr. O'Borman
2009
Paul E. Normous
2010
Katsuhisa Shibata
2013
Marquis de Paree

Debuts
1993
Lady Victoria
1998
Jeff Curran
2004
Adrienna Jenkins
2004
John Polakowski
2004
Lavar Johnson
2008
Misaki Ozawa
2010
Cassie Rodish
2010
Tsukushi
2010
Katya Pronin

Mask Matches
1935Masked Scorpion lost the mask at an event against Chief Little Wolf.
1947Hooded Terror lost the mask at an event against Frank Sexton.
1962Mysterious Medic #1 lost the mask at an event against Abe Jacobs and George Becker.
1962Mysterious Medic #2 lost the mask at an event against Abe Jacobs and George Becker.
1964The Destroyer lost the mask at an event against Johnny Valentine.
1965Axeman lost the mask at an event against Pedro Morales.
2010Tiger Kid lost the mask at an event against Helix.

Hair Matches
2003Full Contact lost the hair at an event against Avisman.
2005El Signo lost the hair at an event against Villano III.
2010King Azteca lost the hair at an event against Camaleón de Oro.
2011Chica de Arabia lost the hair at an event against Médico Infernal.

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