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What happened on May 1st in Wrestling History?

Title changes (Selection of important championships)
1966Mexican National Lightweight Title: Won by Raúl Rojas
1981NWA World Heavyweight Title: Won by Harley Race
1981NWA World Tag Team Titles (Mid-Atlantic-Version): Won by Gene Anderson & Ole Anderson
1983NWA United States Heavyweight Title (Mid-Atlantic-Version): Won by Greg Valentine
1991NWA World Light Heavyweight Title: Won by Lizmark
1994WCW International Title: Won by Rick Rude
1994IWGP Heavyweight Title: Won by Shin'ya Hashimoto
1998AJPW Unified Triple Crown Heavyweight Title: Won by Toshiaki Kawada
1998WCW World Television Title: Won by Booker T
2002WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Goldust
2002WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Steven Richards
2002WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Tommy Dreamer
2005WWE World Tag Team Titles: Won by The Hurricane & Rosey
2011WWE World Heavyweight Title: Won by Christian
2011WWE United States Title: Won by Kofi Kingston
2011WWE Title: Won by John Cena
All in all, there are 195 title changes in our championships database which happened on a May 1st.

Tournament Finals
1991
LLI La Copa del Toreo II
1992
WCW Nintendo Top Ten Challenge Tournament
1996
AJW G*Top Tag Team Tournament
1998
NWA Texas Heavyweight Title Tournament
2000
PRIDE Openweight Grand Prix 2000
2000
1st Year Anniversary Celebration Tag Tournament
2010
ICW Il Numero Uno 2010
2010
Iron 8 Tournament 2010
2010
2CW Grand Prix 2011
2010
NHPW World Shield
2010
EWLS Extreme Title Tournament
2012
CMLL Los Pequeños Reyes del Aire 2012
2014
Ganbare*Martial Arts Open Tournament 2014
2015
CMLL El Rey del Aire 2015

Pay-Per-Views (or similar)
1991
LLI @ Naucalpan - La Copa del Toreo II
1994
NJPW/WCW Wrestling Dontaku in Fukuoka Dome
1998
AJPW 25th Anniversary Show
2000
PRIDE Grand Prix 2000 Finals
2005
WWE Backlash 2005 (Buyrate: 0.81/210000)
2011
WWE Extreme Rules 2011 (Buyrate: 216000)
2016
WWE Payback 2016

Free TV Shows
1965
GCW Columbus Championship Wrestling
1965
Dallas TV
1971
GCW Live Atlanta Wrestling
1971
WWWF @ Philadelphia
1986
NJPW Big Fight Series 1986 - Day 17
1988
JCP The Main Event #5
1992
NJPW Explosion Tour 1992 - Day 14
1993
WCW Saturday Night
1993
SMW TV-Show #66
1993
WWF Superstars
1994
WCW The Main Event
1994
WWF Wrestling Challenge
1995
WWF Monday Night RAW #108 (Rating: 3.60)
1999
Osaka Pro Debut Spicy Series - Day 2
1999
NJPW on TV Asahi
1999
WCW Worldwide
1999
WWF Shotgun Saturday Night #122
2000
WCW Monday Nitro #241 (Rating: 2.40)
2000
WWF RAW is WAR #362 (Rating: 7.40)
2003
WWE SmackDown #194
2003
ZERO-ONE on Samurai! TV
2004
Michinoku Pro Golden Week Series 2004 - Day 3
2004
NWA-TNA Xplosion
2004
NWA Wildside TV Show #239
2004
WWE Velocity #101 (Rating: 0.60)
2005
WWE Sunday Night Heat (International Version)
2005
WWE Sunday Night Heat (Rating: 0.70)
2006
BJW Death Match Wars #74
2006
WWE RAW #675 (Rating: 4.00)
2007
LDN Capital TV #32
2007
BJW Death Match Wars #122
2007
WWE ECW on Sci Fi #47 (Rating: 1.60)
2008
TNAW iMPACT! #201 - The Egotistical Eight (Rating: 1.01)
2009
Dragon Gate Infinity #129
2009
WWE SmackDown #507 (Rating: 1.90)
2010
NWA Anarchy TV Show #223
2010
OVW TV Show #560
2011
FCW TV Show #135
2011
WWE Vintage Collection #152
2013
WWE Main Event #31 (Rating: 1215000)
2013
WWE NXT #167
2013
TNAW Xplosion #449
2014
TNAW IMPACT WRESTLING #512 (Rating: 0.93/1131000)
2015
NOAH Global Tag League 2015 - Day 8
2015
TNAW IMPACT WRESTLING #563 - Hardcore Justice (Rating: 418000)
2015
FREEDOMS We love FREEDOMS! We are FREEDOMS! 2015
2017
WWE RAW #1249 (Rating: 1.99/2870000)

The ten oldest shows in our database
1882
Show @ New York City
1886
Show @ Buffalo
1901
Show @ Hannover
1901
Show @ Wien
1903
Show @ Montreal
1905
Show @ Budapest
1905
Show @ Hannover
1907
Grand Prix of Baden 1907 - Day 15
1908
Show @ Braunschweig
1908
Show @ Hannover
All in all, there are 195 shows in our events database which happened on a May 1st.

Birthdays
1857
James Faulkner
1899
Herb Teitenberg
1905
Bob Jessen
1910
Count Von Bromberg
1911
Jack Rush
1929
Joe Cornelius
1931
Josef Kovacs
1937
Roger Brown
1947
Samson Kutsuwada
1957
Dave Taylor
1961
León Rojo
1970
Alex the Iceman
1970
Xóchitl Hamada
1970
Jack Bull
1978
Molotov
1979
John Gunderson
1980
Demente Extreme
1981
Kiichi Kunimoto
1983
Human Tornado
1983
Craig Classic
1984
Anton Kuivanen
1985
Chad Mendes
1985
Eric Cairnie
1986
Jesse
1986
Dakota Cochrane
1986
Liz McCarthy
1987
Princesa Egipcia
1987
Araña de Plata Jr.
1989
David Teymur
1989
Chris Xion
???
Jon West
???
Diosa Hera

Deaths
1968
Ben Reeves
1972
Man Mountain Dean Jr.
1977
Paul Domke
1990
Russell Vis
1999
Jos LeDuc
2003
Miss Elizabeth
2003
Kurt Von Poppenheim
2011
Dusty Feldbaumer
2014
Al Hardimon
2014
Chris Hatler
2014
Joe Turner

Debuts
1976
Mike Hammer
1983
Masakre
1993
El Psicópata
1993
Heavy Boy
1994
Robin Maravilla
1999
JJ Pérez
1999
Leonard García
1999
Jimmy Jacobs
1999
Ma'och
2001
Súper Fly
2004
Larry Sweeney
2004
Ben Saunders
2004
Richie Hightower
2004
Rafael Dias
2004
Luis Cirio Jr.
2004
Renê Nazare
2005
Aoi Kizuki
2009
Sarah D'Alelio
2009
Joe Murphy
2010
Geoff Bravo
2010
Eldon Sproat
2011
Mike Jasper
2014
Shin Suzuki

Mask Matches
1949El Secreto Negro lost the mask at an event against Oso Negro.
1992The Viper lost the mask at an event against Sam Houston.
1994Mensajero de la Muerte lost the mask at an event against Rayo Tapatío #2.
2003Paramédico lost the mask at an event against Avisman.
2011Black Storm lost the mask at an event against Destructor, Eclipso, Pegasso and Vértigo.
2011Black Fénix lost the mask at an event against Destructor, Eclipso, Pegasso and Vértigo.
2011Fuerza Negra lost the mask at an event against Destructor, Eclipso, Pegasso and Vértigo.
2011Black Rider #2 lost the mask at an event against Destructor, Eclipso, Pegasso and Vértigo.
2012Destructor lost the mask at an event against Robin.

Hair Matches
1983El Vikingo lost the hair at an event against Rocky Star.
1994El Signo lost the hair at an event against Latin Lover.
2000Valentín Mayo lost the hair at an event against Brazo de Oro.
2001Oficial lost the hair at an event against Rambo.
2007Golden Boy lost the hair at an event against El Intocable.
2010Halloween lost the hair at an event against Súper Nova.
2010Halcón Dorado Jr. lost the hair at an event against El Hijo del Signo.
2010X-Fly lost the hair at an event against C. Manson.
2011Star Tiger lost the hair at an event against Ángel o Demonio, León Rojo and Obett.
2011Mario Mora lost the hair at an event against Hysteria Extreme.

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