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What happened on April 16th in Wrestling History?

Title changes (Selection of important championships)
1960NWA United States Tag Team Titles (Capitol-Version): Won by Eddie Graham & Jerry Graham
1983NWA United States Heavyweight Title (Mid-Atlantic-Version): Won by Roddy Piper
1986Mexican National Tag Team Titles: Won by Cien Caras & Máscara Año Dos Mil
1986Mexican National Lightweight Title: Won by Guerrero Samurai
1989AJPW World Junior Heavyweight Title: Won by Shin'ichi Nakano
1993Mexican National Minis Title: Won by Mascarita Sagrada
1994ECW Television Title: Won by Pitbull #1
2000WCW Hardcore Title: Won by Terry Funk
2000WCW World Tag Team Titles: Won by Buff Bagwell & Shane Douglas
2000WCW United States Heavyweight Title: Won by Scott Steiner
2000WCW Cruiserweight Title: Won by Chris Candido
2000WCW World Heavyweight Title: Won by Jeff Jarrett
2001WWF Intercontinental Title: Won by Triple H
2007WWE Intercontinental Title: Won by Santino Marella
All in all, there are 155 title changes in our championships database which happened on a April 16th.

Tournament Finals
1994
NJPW Super J Cup 1994
1999
AJPW Champion Carnival 1999
2000
WCW United States Heavyweight Title Tournament
2000
WCW Tag Team Titles Tournament
2005
NJPW Samurai! TV Openweight Tag Tournament
2005
GCW Television Title Tournament
2006
GHC Heavyweight Title #1-Contenders Tournament
2006
1 Day #1-Contender Tournament (Champion of the Strongest-K)
2009
DEEP Lightweight Title Tournament
2011
Guerra de Empresas III
2016
Smoky Mountain Cup 2016

Pay-Per-Views (or similar)
1994
AJPW Champion Carnival 1994 - Day 22
1994
UWFi Shootfighting 2 (Buyrate: 0.01)
1994
NJPW Super J Cup - 1st Stage
1999
AJPW Budokan Show #76 - Champion Carnival - Day 17
2000
WCW Spring Stampede 2000 (Buyrate: 0.25)
2003
NWA-TNA PPV #40
2005
UFC 52: Couture vs. Liddell 2 (Buyrate: 280000)
2008
Hustle House Vol. 35

Free TV Shows
1966
Live Pittsburgh Studio Wrestling
1968
Live Pittsburgh Studio Wrestling
1971
GCW @ Atlanta
1989
AJPW Champion Carnival 1989 - Day 18
1989
Wrestling Challenge
1990
WWF Prime Time Wrestling
1991
AJPW Champion Carnival 1991 - Day 21
1992
NJPW Explosion Tour 1992 - Day 1
1994
WCW Saturday Night
1994
SMW TV-Show #116
1994
WWF Superstars
1995
NJPW Battle Rush 1995 - Day 3
1995
WCW Worldwide
1998
WCW Thunder #14
2000
ECW Hardcore TV
2001
WWF RAW is WAR #412 (Rating: 5.10)
2004
WWE SmackDown #244 (Rating: 2.90)
2005
ZERO1 on Samurai TV
2005
OVW TV Show
2005
NWA Wildside TV Show #289
2005
WWE Velocity (Rating: 0.40)
2006
NOAH Spring Navigation - Day 9
2007
WWE RAW #725 (Rating: 3.70)
2009
IW iMPACT! #251 - Jeff Jarrett's Dilemma (Rating: 1.28)
2009
WWE Superstars #1 (Rating: 0.90)
2010
KOTC Bad Boys 2
2010
WWE SmackDown #557
2011
Bellator 41 (Rating: 0.10/132000)
2011
NWA Championship Wrestling from Hollywood #31
2011
Road FC 2: Alive
2011
NWA Anarchy TV Show #273
2011
OVW TV Show #608
2012
WWE RAW #986 (Rating: 3.08/4390000)
2014
AAW TV Show #7
2014
TNA Xplosion #499
2014
UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Kennedy Prelims (Rating: 263000)
2014
UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Kennedy (Rating: 641000)
2015
WWE SmackDown #818 (Rating: 1.70/2450000)
2016
Bellator 152: Italy
2016
UFC on FOX: Teixeira vs. Evans
2016
ROH on SBG #239 - Road Rage

The ten oldest shows in our database
1885
Show @ New York City
1886
Show @ Buffalo
1901
Show @ Wien
1902
Show @ Cleveland
1905
Show @ København
1906
Show @ Montréal
1906
Show @ Praha
1906
Show @ Praha
1907
Grand Prix of Baden 1907 - Day 1
1909
Show @ Chicago
All in all, there are 155 shows in our events database which happened on a April 16th.

Birthdays
1881
John Niflot
1905
Mayes McLain
1908
Karl Davis
1925
André Coutoula
1934
Terry Majors
1937
George Steele
1943
Frankie Laine
1959
Gran Apache
1960
Horst Brack
1960
Damien Kane
1961
Volk Han
1968
Vickie Guerrero
1969
Gran Apache #2
1969
La Migala
1974
Jimmy K-ness JKS
1976
Phil Baroni
1977
Keiko Saito
1980
Jon Ryan
1980
Boostayre Nefarios
1980
Paul London
1981
El Demente
1982
Gina Carano
1982
Joe Doering
1985
Nate Díaz
1986
Pat Audinwood
1989
Mia Yim
1990
Alexandre Pantoja
1992
Kirsty Love
1992
Candy Cartwright
???
Alan Wasylychyn
???
Estigma

Deaths
1953
Carl Temple
1986
Buckets Goldenberg
1988
Gene Reardon
2003
Ray Mendoza
2009
Tiger Bill Mills

Debuts
1985
Bart Sawyer
1994
Survival Tobita
2000
Vince Lucero
2000
Dylan Klein
2004
Dustin Thomas
2004
Riki Fukuda
2004
Toshimichi Akagi
2005
Drew Gulak
2006
Corben Strife
2006
Alison
2009
Black Animal
2010
Nikita
2010
Jordan Jacobs
2010
Albert Cheng
2011
Mike Malott
2014
Takatoriki

Hair Matches
1980Buddy Rose lost the hair at an event against Roddy Piper.
1999Babe Face lost the hair at an event against Latin Lover.
2000Rody lost the hair at an event against Cyborg.
2011Johnny Paradise lost the hair at an event against SoCal Crazy.

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