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What happened on April 8th in Wrestling History?

Title changes (Selection of important championships)
1944Mexican National Middleweight Title: Championship vacant
1965WWWF United States Tag Team Titles: Won by Bill Watts & Gorilla Monsoon
1979Mexican National Lightweight Title: Won by Rodolfo Ruíz
1979Mexican National Light Heavyweight Title: Won by Astro Rey
1995ECW Tag Team Titles: Won by Johnny Grunge & Rocco Rock
1995ECW World Television Title: Won by Eddie Guerrero
2000ECW World Television Title: Won by Yoshihiro Tajiri
2002GHC Junior Heavyweight Title: Championship vacant
2012NWA World Heavyweight Title: Won by Colt Cabana
2013WWE Intercontinental Title: Won by Wade Barrett
2013WWE World Heavyweight Title: Won by Dolph Ziggler
2016CMLL World Light Heavyweight Title: Won by La Máscara
All in all, there are 192 title changes in our championships database which happened on a April 8th.

Tournament Finals
1996
Pancrase Ranking Tournament
2003
NOAH One Night Junior 6 Man Tag Team Tournament
2006
ECWA Super 8 Tournament 2006
2006
ICW Final Four Cup
2011
CMLL La Gran Alternativa 2011
2011
Road to the Super Junior Tournament 2011
2012
New Japan Cup 2012
2012
JWP Tag League The Best 2012
2017
BJW Ikkitousen Death Match Survivor 2017
2017
Smoky Mountain Cup 2017
2017
WOW Women's Title Tournament
2017
ROH Top Prospect Tournament 2017

Pay-Per-Views (or similar)
2005
Dragon Gate Glorious Gate - Day 3
2007
PRIDE 34: Kamikaze
2011
TRP The Anniversary
2012
NJPW 40th Anniversary Tour New Japan Cup 2012 - Day 5
2017
UFC 210: Cormier vs. Johnson 2
2017
CZW Decisions

Free TV Shows
1967
GCW Live Atlanta Wrestling
1967
Live Pittsburgh Studio Wrestling
1989
WCW World Championship Wrestling
1990
WWF Wrestling Challenge
1995
WCW Saturday Night
1995
SMW TV-Show #167
1995
WWF Superstars
1996
WWF Monday Night RAW #153 (Rating: 4.70)
2000
NWA Wildside TV Show #30
2000
Toryumon Japan Vamonos Amigos #1
2000
WCW Worldwide
2001
GAEA Limit Break 2001 - Day 1
2002
WWF RAW #463 (Rating: 4.80)
2004
WWE SmackDown #243 (Rating: 3.00)
2004
FA This is Fuyuki Army
2005
TNAW iMPACT! #45 (Rating: 0.19)
2005
ZERO1 on Samurai TV
2006
Dragon Gate Infinity #40
2006
TNAW iMPACT! #93 (Rating: 1.00)
2006
OVW TV Show
2007
SGPW War Tournament - Day 2
2008
BJW Death Match Wars #167
2008
WWE ECW on Sci Fi #96 (Rating: 1.30)
2010
Bellator XIII
2010
WWE Superstars #52 (Rating: 0.77)
2011
MFC 29: Conquer
2011
WWE SmackDown #608 (Rating: 2.10)
2012
K-DOJO Club-K Super Evolution10 ~ KAIENTAI DOJO 10th Anniversary
2012
FCW TV Show #184
2012
RKK TV Show #22
2013
WWE RAW #1037 (Rating: 3.45/4610000)
2015
Lucha Underground TV Show #22 - Mask vs. Mask
2016
SGPW @ Tokyo
2017
Bellator 176: Carvalho vs. Manhoef 2
2017
BJW Ikkitousen Death Match Survivor 2017 - Day 13
2017
ROH on SBG #290

The ten oldest shows in our database
1900
Show @ East St. Louis
1901
Show @ St. Louis
1901
Show @ Wien
1905
Show @ København
1905
Show @ Layton
1906
Show @ Praha
1906
Show @ Praha
1908
Show @ Baltimore
1910
Show @ Chicago
1910
Show @ Chicago
All in all, there are 192 shows in our events database which happened on a April 8th.

Birthdays
1879
Jimmy Potts
1929
Sammy Berg
1929
Lana Lamar
1932
Dino Galento
1944
Takeshi Oiso
1970
Silver Cat
1970
Junji Ikoma
1973
Keiko Aono
1974
Jong Wang Kim
1976
Ryuji Ito
1976
Kestutis Smirnovas
1977
Ken Oka
1978
Isaac Vallie-Flagg
1983
Ovince St. Preux
1985
Zachary Shane
1986
Danny Downes
1986
Andrew Quildan
1987
Rocky Lee
1987
Dow Jones
1988
Guerrero Espartaco
1988
Andrew Sanchez
1988
TJ Marconi
1989
Milana Dudieva
1989
Manny Lozoya
1992
Taylor Lapilus
1993
Kohei Fujimura
???
Taryn Shay

Deaths
1941
Hjalmar Lundin
1953
Paul Lortie
1978
Tom Dennebaum
1996
Wally Thompson
2014
Ultimate Warrior
2017
Fishman
2017
Joaquín Roldan

Debuts
1974
Antonio Peña
1988
Koki Kitahara
1995
Beulah McGillicutty
1995
JD Thunder
1995
Shannon Moore
1996
Luna Mágica
2001
Akitoshi Tamura
2001
Teruko Kagawa
2001
Takeshi Yamazaki
2006
Masami Morohashi
2006
Isaiah Hill
2006
Nate Loughran
2006
Chuck O'Neil
2007
Kohei Tokeshi
2011
Tom English
2011
Anthony Facchini
2012
Ayumu Honda
2012
SAGAT

Mask Matches
1984Assassin #2 lost the mask at an event against Jimmy Valiant.
2012El Mercurio Jr. lost the mask at an event against Reggae Boy.

Hair Matches
1995Ian Rotten lost the hair at an event against Axl Rotten.
2012Hades lost the hair at an event against Histeria.

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