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What happened on August 20th in Wrestling History?

Title changes (Selection of important championships)
1968Mexican National Lightweight Title: Won by Estrella Blanca
1974NWF North American Heavyweight Title: Won by Ox Baker
1987IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title: Won by Kuniaki Kobayashi
1996WCW World Television Title: Won by Steven Regal
2003NWA-TNA X-Division Title: Won by Michael Shane
2004AAA Second/Mascota Tag Team Titles: Won by El Alebrije & Cuije
2004Mexican National Atomicos Titles: Won by Chessman & Cuervo & Escoria & Ozz
2004AAA Americas Heavyweight Title: Won by Sangre Chicana
2016GAORA Television Title: Won by Billy Ken Kid
2016NXT Title: Won by Shinsuke Nakamura
All in all, there are 159 title changes in our championships database which happened on a August 20th.

Tournament Finals
1991
TWA Bar Wars Title Tournament
1995
IWA Japan King of the Death Match Tournament
1999
ECCW NWA Pacific Northwest Junior Heavyweight Title Tournament
2004
CMLL La Gran Alternativa 2004
2005
Shooto Rookie Light Heavyweight Tournament 2005
2005
SWA Battlezone I
2006
CMLL Torneo de Parejas
2006
Open the Triangle Gate League
2009
Premier Ian Downland Trophy 2009
2011
Bellator Summer Series 2011
2011
PWG Battle of Los Angeles 2011
2011
CWF Mid-Atlantic Johnny Weaver Memorial Cup 2011
2016
PWX Sean "Shocker" Evans Memorial Tournament 2016
2016
PWA Carrot Cup 2016

Pay-Per-Views (or similar)
1966
Show @ Pittsburgh
2003
NWA-TNA PPV # 58 - Wednesday Bloody Wednesday
2005
UFC 54: Boiling Point (Buyrate: 150000)
2006
WWE SummerSlam 2006 (Buyrate: 530000)
2016
UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2
2016
EVOLVE 67

Free TV Shows
1956
CWF @ Tampa
1987
NJPW @ Tokyo
1989
WWF Wrestling Challenge
1993
AJPW Summer Action Series II 1993
1994
AJPW Summer Action Series II 1994 - Day 1
1994
SMW TV-Show #134
1994
WCW Worldwide
1994
WWF Superstars
1995
WWF Wrestling Challenge
1998
WCW Thunder #28 (Rating: 4.20)
1999
NJPW on Samurai TV
2000
GAEA Circle Change 2000 - Day 2
2000
ECW Hardcore TV
2001
WWF RAW is WAR #430 (Rating: 5.20)
2004
TNA iMPACT! #12
2004
NOAH Navigation Over The Date Line - Day 1
2004
WEC 11: Evolution
2005
Osaka Pro Saturday Night Story
2005
OVW TV Show
2005
NWA Wildside TV Show #307
2005
WWE Velocity (Rating: 0.60)
2006
DSW TV Show #17
2007
WWE RAW #743 (Rating: 3.80)
2007
El Dorado on Samurai TV
2008
WEC WrekCage #14
2009
IW iMPACT! #269 - Blueprint for Disaster (Rating: 1.17)
2009
WWE Superstars #19 (Rating: 1.00)
2010
WWE SmackDown #575 (Rating: 1.60)
2011
BJW @ Tokyo
2011
Bellator 48 (Rating: 0.20/226000)
2011
NWA Championship Wrestling from Hollywood #49
2011
OVW TV Show #626
2012
Dragon Gate Infinity #266 - Summer Adventure Tag League 2012, Part 3
2012
WWE RAW #1004 (Rating: 3.10/4478000)
2013
Dragon Gate Infinity #305
2014
TNAW IMPACT WRESTLING #528 - Hardcore Justice (Rating: 0.65/852000)
2015
WWE SmackDown #836 (Rating: 1.70/2434000)
2016
ROH on SBG #257
2016
AJPW Summer Explosion 2016 - Day 4

The ten oldest shows in our database
1868
Show @ New York City
1885
Show @ Madison
1904
Show @ Düsseldorf
1904
Show @ Düsseldorf
1905
Show @ St. Petersburg
1906
Show @ St. Petersburg - Day 45
1907
Show @ Wien
1909
Show @ Berlin
1910
Show @ Ironwood
1924
Show @ Würzburg
All in all, there are 159 shows in our events database which happened on a August 20th.

Birthdays
1900
Roy Martineau
1905
Joe Tripsansky
1906
Joe Stetson
1914
Pete Portner
1915
Harold Chaundy
1924
Jungle Boy Zabo
1933
George Kramer
1936
Irma González
1960
Gronda #2
1963
Bob Cook
1963
Guerrero Samurai
1964
Tori
1970
Ryan Bennett
1972
Yasuhiro Yamagami
1973
Koichi Takemura
1975
Eduardo Pamplona
1976
Dorian Price
1977
Antonio Mestre
1980
Nori da Funky Shibiresasu
1981
Epiphany
1981
Sonny Luque
1981
Byron Saxton
1981
Suzie Montero
1982
Cade Sydal
1983
Ashley Sixx
1983
Atsushi Sawada
1984
Fuka
1984
Rachelle Leah
1984
Sheldon Westcott
1984
Tommy Speer
1985
Raphael Holmberg
1985
Cameron Skyy
1985
Nick Miller
1986
Hayato Mashita
1986
Elizabeth Phillips
1987
Walter
1987
Lucky Cannon
1987
Kanon
1987
Bam
1988
Ricky Jones
1989
Brian Ishizaka
1991
Zack James
1992
Oro Jr.
1995
El Capitán
1995
Baby Puma
1997
Toxin Boy
???
Chiquita Suzuki
???
Byron Bones
???
Buster Cherry

Deaths
1912
Antonio Pierri
1967
Lou Mueller
1970
Jerry London
1978
Marv Westenberg
1981
Silent Rattan
2003
Brother Icarus
2008
Sonny Fargo
2011
Raphael Halpern
2011
El Zorro Plateado

Debuts
1953
Irma González
1971
Tinieblas
1975
Romano García
1988
Richard Slinger
1989
Lady Metal
1994
Stacy Hunter
1998
Kurt Angle
1998
Hiroyo Muto
1998
Toby Imada
2004
Paul Georgieff
2004
Brian Anthony
2005
Scott Renwick
2005
Lucas Pimenta Borges
2006
Jason Young
2011
Matt Dwyer
2011
Justin Gaethje
2011
Johnny Malloy

Mask Matches
1952Masked Marvel lost the mask at an event against Rey Urbano.
1968The Sniper lost the mask at an event against Nick Bockwinkel.
1999Dakko Chan lost the mask at an event against White Bear.
1999Mr. Niebla lost the mask at an event against Mr. Niebla.
2007Genio del Aire lost the mask at an event against Rey Cobra.
2011Máscara Negra lost the mask at an event against Canelo Casas.

Hair Matches
2004Reyna Vampira lost the hair at an event against Luna Mágica.

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