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What happened on May 16th in Wrestling History?

Title changes (Selection of important championships)
1963WWWF United States Tag Team Titles: Won by Brute Bernard & Skull Murphy
1973NWF North American Heavyweight Title: Won by Johnny Powers
1987NWA/WCW United States Tag Team Titles: Won by Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane
1998Mexican National Light Heavyweight Title: Won by Sangre Chicana
2000WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Gerald Brisco
2004WWE Cruiserweight Title: Won by Chavo Guerrero Jr.
2010TNAW X-Division Title: Won by Douglas Williams
2011NWA Historic Light Heavyweight Title: Championship vacant
All in all, there are 165 title changes in our championships database which happened on a May 16th.

Tournament Finals
1987
NWA United States Tag Team Titles Tournament
2005
WWE Gold Rush Tournament
2005
NEO Japan Cup 2005
2009
IWC Super Indy VIII
2009
NWS Chris Candido Memorial J-Cup 2009
2010
IWRG La Copa Higher Power 2010 (B)
2015
Ganbare*Wrestling Best of the Super Cinderella
2015
IZW Impact Player of the Year 2015

Pay-Per-Views (or similar)
1999
ECW Hardcore Heaven 1999 (Buyrate: 0.23)
1999
WWF No Mercy (UK) (Buyrate: 0.88/352000)
2004
Toryumon México @ México, D.F. - DragonManía 2004
2004
WWE Judgment Day 2004 (Buyrate: 0.38/235000)
2010
IWRG @ Naucalpan - La Copa Higher Power 2010 (B)
2010
EAW @ Pachuca - 1. Aniversario
2010
IW Sacrifice 2010
2015
LPW Mayhem 2015

Free TV Shows
1959
Columbus TV
1970
GCW Live Atlanta Wrestling
1970
Live Pittsburgh Studio Wrestling
1986
NJPW IWGP Champion Series 1986 - Day 1
1992
WCW Saturday Night
1992
SMW TV-Show #16
1992
WCW Worldwide
1993
WWF All American Wrestling
1993
WWF Wrestling Challenge
1994
WWF Monday Night RAW #63
1995
ECW Hardcore TV #107
1998
WCW Saturday Night
1998
WWF Shotgun Saturday Night #72
1999
ECW Hardcore TV
1999
AJPW on Nippon TV
1999
WWF Los Súper Astros
1999
WWF SuNDAY NiGHT HeAT #42
2002
NOAH Navigation With Breeze - Day 7
2002
WWE SmackDown #144 (Rating: 3.60)
2004
WWE Sunday Night Heat (International Version)
2004
WWE Sunday Night Heat (Rating: 0.80)
2005
WWE RAW #625 (Rating: 4.30)
2007
RQW TV Episode #24
2008
IFL @ Connecticut
2008
Dragon Gate Infinity #86
2008
WWE SmackDown #458 (Rating: 2.40)
2009
ROH on HDNet #9
2009
NWA Anarchy TV Show #173 - Hardcore Hell Special
2010
FCW TV Show #85
2010
OVW TV Show #562
2010
WWE Vintage Collection #102
2010
OZ Academy Wild Generation
2011
WWE RAW #938 (Rating: 3.08)
2011
WWE Tough Enough #7 (Rating: 1.61)
2012
ZERO1 POWERxPOWERxPOWER
2013
TNAW IMPACT WRESTLING #462 (Rating: 0.84/1054000)
2014
WWE SmackDown #770 (Rating: 1.77/2485000)
2014
AJPW Super Power Series 2014 - Day 1
2015
UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber
2015
ROH on SBG #191 - Road Rage
2015
OVW TV Show #821
2016
WWE RAW #1199 (Rating: 3190000)
2017
WWE SmackDown Live #927 (Rating: 2175000)

The ten oldest shows in our database
1876
Show @ Williamsville
1905
Show @ Hannover
1905
Show @ New Orleans
1906
Show @ Hannover
1908
Show @ Graz
1908
Show @ Hannover
1909
Show @ St. Louis
1910
Show @ Buffalo
1917
Show @ Columbus
1917
Show @ Ravenna
All in all, there are 165 shows in our events database which happened on a May 16th.

Birthdays
1887
Bull Montana
1891
Gus Kallio
1906
Sammy Vangler
1908
Felix Kerschitz
1911
Friedrich Von Schacht
1914
Buddy Knox
1915
Rex Gable
1921
Kinji Shibuya
1938
Johnny Rodz
1947
El Audaz
1947
El Rostro
1959
El Monje Loco
1961
The Godfather
1965
Tatsuo Nakano
1973
Gamma
1975
Spector
1978
La Vaquerita
1978
Uba
1979
Takuma Nanba
1979
Malefico
1979
Kiariyuuken-ecchan
1981
John Johnson
1982
Diego Corleone
1983
Yuzuki Aikawa
1984
Hacran Dias
1984
Mickie Knuckles
1985
Mike Bennett
1986
Nazareno Malegarie
1986
Anthony Birchak
1986
Ghurka
1987
Nicholas Sohlo
1988
Lazer Lagden
1989
Sergio Ortiz Rodríguez
1993
David Finlay Jr.
???
JC Rotten
???
Miss Natural
???
Comando Delta

Deaths
1972
Alan Eustace
1984
Andy Kaufman
1993
Little Coco
2002
Big Dick Dudley
2008
Ricky Cortez
2009
Tank
2010
Mark Smith

Debuts
1991
Yoshiki Takahashi
1992
Masayuki Naruse
1993
Pinky LaRue
1996
Semmy Schilt
1996
Miho Watabe
1996
Adam Pearce
2004
Amigo Suzuki
2004
Yusaku Obata
2004
Hiromi Horiguchi
2004
Milanito Collection a.t.
2004
Hajime Ohara
2004
Ronin
2005
Francimar Barroso
2008
K-Fresh
2008
Mr. Tibbs
2009
Celine Haga
2009
Fredy Martello
2009
Dustin Poirier
2009
Antonio dos Santos
2009
Berengar
2010
Takayuki Kobayashi
2010
Mizuki Inoue
2010
John Paul Elias
2014
Randy Brown
2015
Xia Brookside

Mask Matches
1950Red Shadow lost the mask at an event against Charlie Laye.
1955A-Bomber lost the mask at an event against Leo Nomellini.
1957Zebra Kid lost the mask at an event against Buddy Rogers.
1999El Millonario lost the mask at an event against Fantasy.
1999Rey Cuervo lost the mask at an event against Fantasy.
2004Zonik Dos Mil lost the mask at an event against Cerebro Negro.

Hair Matches
1948Raúl Torres lost the hair at an event against Golden Terror.
1999Guerrero del Futuro lost the hair at an event against El Torero.
2003MAZADA lost the hair at an event against Negro Casas and El Satánico.
2003NOSAWA lost the hair at an event against Negro Casas and El Satánico.
2004La Llamarada lost the hair at an event against Diluvio Negro #1.
2009Black Bull lost the hair at an event against Camaleón Sting.
2010Gilligan Gordon lost the hair at an event against Nick Riley.
2014El Oriental lost the hair at an event against Black Silver Jr..

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