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What happened on April 2nd in Wrestling History?

Title changes (Selection of important championships)
1942Mexican National Middleweight Title: Won by Murciélago Velázquez
1982NWA World Middleweight Title: Won by César Curiel
1982NWA World Light Heavyweight Title: Won by Máscara Año Dos Mil
1989WWF World Heavyweight Title: Won by Hulk Hogan
1989WWF Intercontinental Title: Won by Rick Rude
1989NWA World Tag Team Titles (Mid-Atlantic-Version): Won by Mike Rotunda & Steve Williams
1993CMLL World Light Heavyweight Title: Won by Dr. Wagner Jr.
1993ECW Tag Team Titles: Won by Larry Winters & Tony Stetson
1995All Asia Heavyweight Title: Championship defunct
1995WWF Tag Team Titles: Won by Owen Hart & Yokozuna
1997CMLL World Trios Titles: Won by Atlantis & Lizmark & Mr. Niebla
1999CMLL World Tag Team Titles: Won by El Hijo del Santo & Negro Casas
2000WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Viscera
2000WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Rodney
2000WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Thrasher
2000WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Tazz
2000WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Hardcore Holly
2000WWF Intercontinental Title: Won by Chris Benoit
2000WWF Tag Team Titles: Won by Christian & Edge
2000WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Tazz
2000WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Funaki
2000WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Joey Abs
2000WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Pete Gas
2000WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Crash Holly
2000WWF European Title: Won by Chris Jericho
2001CMLL World Welterweight Title: Won by Nozawa
2002WWF Cruiserweight Title: Won by Billy Kidman
2005ROH Tag Team Titles: Won by BJ Whitmer & Jimmy Jacobs
2006WWE Women's Title: Won by Mickie James
2006WWE World Heavyweight Title: Won by Rey Mysterio
2006WWE United States Title: Won by John Bradshaw Layfield
2007WWE World Tag Team Titles: Won by Jeff Hardy & Matt Hardy
2017WWE SmackDown Women’s Title: Won by Naomi
2017WWE Title: Won by Randy Orton
2017WWE United States Title: Won by Kevin Owens
2017WWE Universal Title: Won by Brock Lesnar
2017WWE RAW Tag Team Titles: Won by Jeff Hardy & Matt Hardy
All in all, there are 166 title changes in our championships database which happened on a April 2nd.

Tournament Finals
1996
TPW Tag Team Titles Tournament
1999
Itabashi Singles Tournament
1999
IFC Fighters Revenge Tournament
2005
CZW Trifecta Elimination 3
2005
ROH Best of American Super Juniors Tournament
2010
WSU J-Cup Tournament 2010
2011
WSU J-Cup Tournament 2011
2011
WSU King & Queen of the Ring Tournament 2011
2011
MPW Tag Team Titles Tournament
2016
CHIKARA Tag World Grand Prix 2016
2016
Heart of SHIMMER Tournament 2016
2017
Ganbare*Wrestling World's Strongest Ganbare*Tag Tournament 2017

Pay-Per-Views (or similar)
1930
Show @ New York City
1988
Ikki Kajiwara Memorial Show 1988
1989
WWF WrestleMania V (Buyrate: 5.90/2360000)
1993
AJW All-Star Dream Slam I
1995
Weekly Pro Wrestling @ Tokyo Dome
1995
WWF WrestleMania XI (Buyrate: 1.40/560000)
2000
WWF WrestleMania 2000 - "All Day Long" (Buyrate: 2.35/824000)
2003
NWA-TNA PPV #38
2004
UFC 47: It's On! (Buyrate: 105000)
2006
PRIDE Bushido 10
2006
WWE WrestleMania 22 (Buyrate: 2.33/925000)
2011
DGUSA Mercury Rising 2011
2016
EVOLVE 59
2016
SHIMMER 80
2016
ROH Supercard of Honor X - Night 2
2016
WrestleCon Supershow 2016
2016
WWN Live Mercury Rising 2016
2017
WWE WrestleMania 33

Free TV Shows
1989
WCW Clash of Champions VI: Ragin' Cajun (Rating: 4.30)
1990
WWF Prime Time Wrestling
1991
WWF Prime Time Wrestling
1994
SMW TV-Show #114
1994
WWF Superstars
1995
WCW The Main Event
2000
ECW Hardcore TV
2001
WWF RAW is WAR #410 (Rating: 5.70)
2005
ZERO1 on Samurai TV
2005
OVW TV Show
2005
NWA Wildside TV Show #287
2005
WWE Velocity #147 (International Version)
2006
Jd' Grapple Beauty ~ Future
2006
NOAH Spring Navigation - Day 1
2007
WWE RAW #723 (Rating: 4.30)
2008
UFC Fight Night: Kenny Florian vs. Joe Lauzon (Rating: 1.10)
2009
TNAW iMPACT! #249 - Still Crazy After All These Years (Rating: 1.30)
2010
K-DOJO Club-K Super Evolution 8
2010
WWE SmackDown #555 (Rating: 1.68)
2011
Bellator 39 (Rating: 0.20/174000)
2011
NWA Championship Wrestling from Hollywood #29
2011
NWA Anarchy TV Show #271
2011
OVW TV Show #606
2012
WWE RAW #984 (Rating: 3.40/5015000)
2014
NJPW Road to Invasion Attack 2014 - Day 1 ~ Wataru Inoue Retirement Memorial Show
2014
AAW TV Show #5
2014
TNAW Xplosion #497
2015
WWE SmackDown #816 (Rating: 1.94/2743000)
2016
WSOF 30: Branch vs. Starks
2016
ROH on SBG #237
2017
JWP Fly High in the 25th Anniversary Party ~ The Thanksgiving

The ten oldest shows in our database
1884
Show @ New York City
1888
Show @ New York City
1899
Show @ Humboldt
1903
Show @ New York City
1905
Show @ Bremen
1905
Show @ København
1906
Show @ Praha
1907
Show @ Memphis
1907
Show @ Ottumwa
1907
Show @ Warszawa
All in all, there are 166 shows in our events database which happened on a April 2nd.

Birthdays
1898
Lee Umbles
1907
Tiger Jack Fox
1912
Vincent Kasaboski
1925
Hard Boiled Haggerty
1946
Rocky Nelson
1947
Bill Snyder
1965
Mr. Peligro
1970
Ryuji Yamakawa
1971
Elton
1973
DC Dillinger
1973
American Gigolo
1973
Skulu
1977
Ryan Madigan
1980
Jody Fleisch
1980
Yuya Shirai
1980
KING
1982
So Tazawa
1982
Jack Evans
1982
Leyla Milani
1984
Cole Konrad
1986
Yi Sak Kim
1986
Jorge Luis Bezerra
1986
BT Gunn
1987
Alex Reigns
1988
Toby Blunt
1990
Tetsuya Yamada
1990
Sawyer Fulton
1994
Max Havok
???
Vinny Glyde
???
Rocker Boy

Deaths
1990
Johnny Balbo
2006
Víctor Quiñones
2010
Chris Kanyon
2015
Pat Patton
2016
Bill Kerr

Debuts
1899
Frank Gotch
1965
Rusher Kimura
1980
Ryu Nakata
1996
Marshal
1999
Alan Steele
1999
Kristof Midoux
2000
M-ximo
2000
Zetta
2000
La Máscara
2000
Súper Brazo Jr.
2003
Drabek #1
2005
Sherman Pendergarst
2005
Tor Troéng
2005
Tenyeh Dixon
2005
Nicholas Musoke
2005
Danillo Villefort
2005
Chad George
2005
Killian Dain
2005
Mike Massenzio
2006
Tatsuya So
2010
Eric Larkin
2011
Aslan Ankara
2016
Cathy Kelley

Mask Matches
1953Dark Secret lost the mask at an event against Farmer Jones.
1958Great Mephisto lost the mask at an event against Al Kashey.
1975The Mummy lost the mask at an event against Dennis Hall.
1984Assassin #2 lost the mask at an event against Jimmy Valiant.
1995Dick Angelo Jr. lost the mask at an event against El Legendario.
2004Dark Angel lost the mask at an event against Princesa Sugehit.
2006La Flecha lost the mask at an event against Stuka Jr..

Hair Matches
2005Ricky Marvin lost the hair at an event against Tiger Emperor.
2006Malefico lost the hair at an event against Neutrón.

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