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What happened on May 2nd in Wrestling History?

Title changes (Selection of important championships)
1963WWWA World Heavyweight Title: Won by Karl Von Hess
1982Mexican National Lightweight Title: Won by Aristóteles #1
1988IWGP Heavyweight Title: Championship vacant
1994WCW World Television Title: Won by Larry Zbyszko
1996WCW Cruiserweight Title: Won by Dean Malenko
1998WCW World Television Title: Won by Chris Benoit
1999Mexican National Tag Team Titles: Won by Abismo Negro & Electroshock
1999AJPW Unified Triple Crown Heavyweight Title: Won by Mitsuharu Misawa
2000WWF Intercontinental Title: Won by Chris Jericho
2002WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Steven Richards
2002WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Steven Richards
2002WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Justin Credible
2002WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Shawn Stasiak
2002WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Crash Holly
2002WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Shawn Stasiak
2002IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles: Won by Jushin Thunder Liger & Minoru Tanaka
2003IWGP Heavyweight Title: Won by Yoshihiro Takayama
2007IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles: Won by Dick Togo & Taka Michinoku
2010AJPW Unified Triple Crown Heavyweight Title: Won by Minoru Suzuki
2012IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles: Championship vacant
2013NXT Tag Team Titles: Won by Erick Rowan & Luke Harper
All in all, there are 185 title changes in our championships database which happened on a May 2nd.

Tournament Finals
2008
GPW Crazy Cruiser 8 2008
2008
#1-Contender (RWE Heavyweight Title) Tournament
2010
NOAH Global League 2010
2010
GWC Singles Title Tournament
2013
King of Freedoms World Title Tournament
2014
LLF La Copa Juvenil 2014
2014
SBW Submission Tournament 2014
2015
IWA East Coast Masters of Pain 2015
2015
Gatoh Move Go Go! Green Cury Bone Meal Cup 2015

Pay-Per-Views (or similar)
1987
AWA Super Clash II
1999
AJPW Giant Baba Memorial Show
2002
NJPW Toukon Memorial Day
2003
NJPW Ultimate Crush
2009
Sengoku 8
2010
PDM Rebelion
2014
FIP Establish Dominance

Free TV Shows
1959
Columbus TV
1959
Live Pittsburgh Studio Wrestling
1970
GCW Live Atlanta Wrestling
1974
Shreveport TV
1987
JCP Pro
1987
JCP Worldwide
1987
WWF @ Boston
1987
WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #11 (Rating: 9.50)
1992
WCW Saturday Night
1992
SMW TV-Show #13
1992
WCW Worldwide
1993
WWF Wrestling Challenge
1994
WWF Monday Night RAW #61
1995
ECW Hardcore TV #105
1998
WWF Shotgun Saturday Night #70
1999
Osaka Pro Debut Spicy Series - Day 3
1999
ECW Hardcore TV
1999
AJPW on Nippon TV
1999
WWF Los Súper Astros
1999
WWF SuNDAY NiGHT HeAT #40
2002
WWF SmackDown #142 (Rating: 2.90)
2002
ZERO-ONE on Samurai! TV
2003
ZERO-ONE 01World
2004
AJW @ Tokyo
2004
WWE Experience (Rating: 0.70)
2004
WWE Sunday Night Heat (Rating: 0.90)
2005
WWE RAW #623 (Rating: 4.10)
2007
NJPW on Samurai TV
2007
RQW TV Episode #22
2008
Dragon Gate Infinity #84
2008
WWE SmackDown #456 (Rating: 2.20)
2009
ROH on HDNet #7
2009
NWA Anarchy TV Show #171
2010
FCW TV Show #83
2010
WWE Vintage Collection #100
2011
WWE RAW #936 (Rating: 3.45)
2011
WWE Tough Enough #5 (Rating: 1.73)
2012
IW Xplosion #397
2013
TNAW IMPACT WRESTLING #460 (Rating: 1104000)
2014
WWE SmackDown #768 (Rating: 1.67/2271000)
2015
ROH on SBG #189
2015
OVW TV Show #819
2016
WWE RAW #1197 (Rating: 2.35/3433000)

The ten oldest shows in our database
1901
Show @ Alton
1901
Show @ Hannover
1901
Show @ Wien
1905
Show @ Budapest
1905
Show @ Hannover
1906
Show @ Hannover
1908
Show @ Braunschweig
1908
Show @ Chicago
1908
Show @ Hannover
1909
Show @ Braunschweig
All in all, there are 185 shows in our events database which happened on a May 2nd.

Birthdays
1855
Emil Naucke
1875
Heinrich Weber
1891
Douglas Clark
1895
Ad Herman
1902
Peter Ferestanoff
1913
Bull Curry
1915
Jean Baillargeon
1932
Don Fields
1935
Paul Duval
1936
Hideo Azuma
1936
Genji Umeda
1950
Randy Culley
1963
Big Boss Man
1965
Black Shadow Jr.
1972
The Rock
1976
Takuya Kito
1979
Stefan Hard
1980
Caylen Croft
1980
Shinji Sasaki
1981
Garret Nybakken
1981
Eric Marx
1981
Brooke Scott
1982
Alberto Mina
1982
Tomohiko Hori
1984
La Maestra
1984
Mike Strong
1984
Kikuyo Ishikawa
1985
Kyle Bush
1985
Vale Anoa'i
1986
Shigeki Osawa
1987
Pat McAfee
1988
Bethany Marshall
1988
Joe Hendry
1990
Alex Nicholson
1992
Justin Scoggins
1993
El Mercurio Jr.
1994
Americos
1995
Atomic Star
???
Don Kernodle
???
King Metal

Deaths
1932
Gus Lessis
1989
Gustl Kaiser
1994
Barbara Galento
1996
Eugen Wiesberger
1999
Fernando Osés
2006
Sam Steamboat

Debuts
1958
El Matemático
1974
Günther Wagner
1975
Hubert Gallant
1976
Chucho Mar
1987
Crazy Loco
1993
Azteca
1999
Yutaka Fukuda
2003
Lyoto Machida
2004
Mike Dempsey
2008
Chris Tickle
2009
Keith Berish
2009
Cully Butterfield
2009
Johnny Buck
2009
Mr. Melo
2009
Sean Spencer
2015
Regina
2016
Dragon Libre

Mask Matches
1949The Saint lost the mask at an event against George Overhuls.
1957Le Masque lost the mask at an event against Lou Thesz.
1980Masked Superstar #2 lost the mask at an event against Blackjack Mulligan.
1999Cuerno de Chivo lost the mask at an event against Óscar Sevilla.
2010Diabolik lost the mask at an event against Androide.
2011Guerrillero lost the mask at an event against Camaleón Sting.

Hair Matches
2010Lover Boy lost the hair at an event against Símbolo Dos Mil.

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