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What happened on April 23rd in Wrestling History?

Title changes (Selection of important championships)
1960NWA United States Tag Team Titles (Capitol-Version): Won by Lou Bastien & Red Bastien
1978NWA World Tag Team Titles (Mid-Atlantic-Version): Won by Paul Jones & Ricky Steamboat
1981NWF Heavyweight Title (NJPW-Version): Championship vacant
1981NWA North American Tag Team Titles (Los Angeles- und Japan-Version): Championship defunct
1981NWF Heavyweight Title (NJPW-Version): Won by Antonio Inoki
1981NWF Heavyweight Title (NJPW-Version): Championship defunct
1990WWF Intercontinental Title: Won by Mr. Perfect
1995WCW United States Heavyweight Title: Championship vacant
2003IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title: Won by Tiger Mask #4
2003U-30 Title: Won by Hiroshi Tanahashi
2011NWA World Heavyweight Title: Won by The Sheik
2012WWE Divas Title: Won by Nikki Bella
2014NXT Women’s Title: Championship vacant
2016TNAW King of the Mountain Title: Won by Eli Drake
All in all, there are 147 title changes in our championships database which happened on a April 23rd.

Tournament Finals
1988
JCP Crockett Cup 1988
1990
WWF Intercontinental Title Tournament
1992
SMW Tag Team Titles Tournament
1993
NJPW Arm-Wrestling Tournament
1994
USWA Tag Team Titles Tournament
2003
G2 U-30 Climax
2005
ECCW Pacific Cup 2005
2005
PWA Standing 8 Challenge 2005
2010
IWA Mid-South Prince of the Death Matches 2010
2011
HWA Heartland Cup 2011
2015
STARDOM Cinderella Tournament 2015
2016
ECWA Super 8 Tournament 2016
2016
PSW Trinity Challenge Cup
2016
Torture Chamber Ultimate-8 2016

Pay-Per-Views (or similar)
2003
NWA-TNA PPV #41
2005
PRIDE Total Elimination 2005
2006
Dragon Gate Glorious Gate - Day 10
2006
Hustle House Vol. 14
2006
NOAH Spring Navigation - Day 13
2006
TNAW Lockdown 2006
2016
UFC 197: Jones vs. Saint Preux
2017
EVOLVE 83

Free TV Shows
1971
GCW @ Atlanta
1988
JCP World Championship Wrestling
1989
WCW The Main Event
1989
WWF Wrestling Challenge
1990
WWF Prime Time Wrestling
1994
WCW Saturday Night
1994
SMW TV-Show #117
1994
WWF Superstars
1995
WCW Worldwide
2000
GAEA Break Out Again 2000 - Day 2
2000
ECW Hardcore TV
2001
WWF RAW is WAR #413 (Rating: 5.10)
2005
Osaka Pro Saturday Night Story
2005
OVW TV Show
2005
NWA Wildside TV Show #290
2005
WWE Velocity #150 (Rating: 0.60)
2006
Michinoku Pro Fighting Tohoku Legend 7th ~ Miyagi Volume
2006
Jd' Grapple Beauty ~ Future
2006
TNAW Lockdown 2006 Preshow
2007
NJPW on ESPN
2007
WWE RAW #726 (Rating: 3.70)
2009
Hustle Tour in Korakuen
2009
WWE Superstars #2 (Rating: 0.88)
2009
TNAW iMPACT! #252 - Cactus Crosses the Line (Rating: 1.23)
2010
WWE SmackDown #558 (Rating: 1.80)
2011
Bellator 42 (Rating: 0.20/199000)
2011
DEEP Impact 53
2011
NWA Championship Wrestling from Hollywood #32
2011
NWA Anarchy TV Show #274
2011
OVW TV Show #609
2012
WWE RAW #987 (Rating: 3.07/4380000)
2013
NJPW Road to Wrestling Dontaku 2013 - Day 4
2014
AAW TV Show #8
2014
TNAW Xplosion #500
2015
STARDOM Cinderella Tournament 2015
2015
WWE SmackDown #819 (Rating: 1.92/2642000)
2016
ROH on SBG #240 - Road Rage
2017
K-DOJO 15th Anniversary Show ~ Club-K Super evolution 15
2017
Dragon Gate The Gate of Passion 2017 - Day 12

The ten oldest shows in our database
1886
Show @ Buffalo
1901
Show @ St. Louis
1901
Show @ Wien
1902
Show @ Cleveland
1906
Show @ Praha
1907
Grand Prix of Baden 1907 - Day 8
1909
Show @ Chicago
1909
Show @ Oldenburg
1910
Show @ Chicago
1910
Show @ Rochester
All in all, there are 147 shows in our events database which happened on a April 23rd.

Birthdays
1912
Blondy Chrane
1916
Babe Rodríguez
1925
Al Hobman
1954
Tony Atlas
1961
Terry Gordy
1966
Bubba the Love Sponge
1967
Mark Scarpa
1970
Yasha Kurenai
1972
Mini Rey Misterio
1974
Tun Tun
1977
John Cena
1978
Metatrón
1978
La Comandante
1979
Terremoto
1980
Josh Bryant
1982
Diego Saraiva
1983
Shanon Slack
1984
Moose
1984
Sam Stout
1984
Takeshi Numajiri
1985
Motoki Miyazawa
1985
Mini Boricua
1985
El Hierro
1986
Jamie Hamilton
1986
Brayan Rafiq
1986
Jessie Godderz
1986
Moto Cross
1987
Lory
1987
Donovan Dijak
1988
Josh Montalvo
1991
Britt Baker
1992
Tetsuhiro Yagi
1995
Jamie Hayter
1996
Pequeño Cobra
???
Blue Fish
???
B.J. Thomas

Deaths
1944
Ivan Managoff
1959
Jack Domar
1978
Cement Hewitt
1991
Frankie Williams
2011
Manny Guzmán

Debuts
1957
Horst Hoffmann
1986
Johnnie Stewart
1994
Akihiro Gono
1996
Gamma
1996
Jimmy K-ness JKS
2002
Tony Armstrong
2004
Damien Stelly
2004
Junior Assunção
2005
Dong Sik Yoon
2005
Steven Siler
2005
Steve Cantwell
2006
Ichiro Sugita
2006
Galaxy
2010
Yusuke Kodama
2011
Austin Tyler Morris
2011
Jake Heun
2017
Pork Tamako

Mask Matches
1957Masked Terror lost the mask at an event against Buddy Rogers.
1976El Faraón lost the mask at an event against Fishman.

Hair Matches
1995Pimpinela Escarlata lost the hair at an event against Sergio Romo Jr..
2010Depredador lost the hair at an event against Brillante Jr..
2011Jack London lost the hair at an event against Xander Cooper.
2016Icarus lost the hair at an event against Nitro.

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