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What happened on August 23rd in Wrestling History?

Title changes (Selection of important championships)
1993AJPW World Junior Heavyweight Title: Won by Masanobu Fuchi
1994Mexican National Minis Title: Won by Súper Muñequito
1998Mexican National Atomicos Titles: Won by Histeria & Maniaco & Mosco de la Merced & Psicosis
1999WCW World Tag Team Titles: Won by Barry Windham & Kendall Windham
1999WWF Title: Won by Triple H
1999WWF European Title: Won by Mark Henry
2009WWE World Heavyweight Title: Won by CM Punk
2015WWE United States Title: Won by Seth Rollins
2015WWE Tag Team Titles: Won by Big E & Kofi Kingston & Xavier Woods
All in all, there are 167 title changes in our championships database which happened on a August 23rd.

Tournament Finals
1996
IFC 2 Tournament
1997
SuperBrawl 5 Light Heavyweight Tournament
1997
SuperBrawl 5 Heavyweight Tournament
1998
IVC 7 Lightweight Tournament
2013
3XW King of Des Moines 2013
2013
PWX Sean "Shocker" Evans Memorial Tournament 2013
2014
CWF Mid-Atlantic Johnny Weaver Memorial Cup 2014
2014
Hard Hit The Next Contenders 1 Day Tournament
2015
#1-Contender Tournament (DOVE Tag Team Titles)

Pay-Per-Views (or similar)
2008
Hustle Tour in Osaka
2009
WWE SummerSlam 2009 (Buyrate: 380000)
2013
SHINE 12
2013
D1W @ Charlestown
2014
ROH Death Before Dishonor XII - Night 2
2015
WWE SummerSlam 2015 (Buyrate: 123000)

Free TV Shows
1969
GCW Live Atlanta Wrestling
1980
Chattanooga Live TV - "NWA Championship Wrestling"
1986
WWF @ Philadelphia
1992
WWF Summer Slam Spectacular 1992
1993
AJPW Summer Action Series II 1993
1994
ECW Hardcore TV #70
1997
USWA Championship Wrestling
1997
NJPW on TV Asahi
1997
WCW Saturday Night
1997
WWF Shotgun Saturday Night #34
1998
GAEA Hard Luck 1998 - Day 2
1998
WWF SuNDAY NiGHT HeAT #4 (Rating: 3.60)
1999
WCW Monday Nitro (Rating: 2.90)
1999
WWF RAW is WAR #326 (Rating: 5.65)
2000
WCW Thunder
2001
WWF SmackDown! #106 (Rating: 4.30)
2002
WEW @ Tokyo
2003
GAEA Blast Wave 2003 - Day 3
2003
NOAH Navigation Over The Date Line - Day 1
2003
NWA Wildside TV Show #203
2003
WWE Velocity
2004
WWE RAW #587 (Rating: 3.60)
2005
BJW Death Match Wars #42
2007
DDT Dramatic Fantasia #138
2007
IW iMPACT! #165 (Rating: 1.05)
2007
Dragon Gate Infinity #69
2008
NOAH Shiny Navigation - Day 1
2008
NWA Anarchy TV Show #135 - Hostile Enviroment 2008 Special
2008
OVW TV Show #472
2009
FCW TV Show #47
2009
DEEP Impact 43
2009
WWE Vintage Collection #64
2010
ROH on HDNet #71
2010
WWE RAW #900 (Rating: 3.20)
2012
IW IMPACT WRESTLING #424 (Rating: 1.15/1717000)
2013
WWE SmackDown #732 (Rating: 1.90/2572000)
2014
IGF Inoki Genome Fight 2
2014
WCWC on PDX-TV #014
2014
ROH on SBG #153
2014
OVW TV Show #783
2014
UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. dos Anjos Prelims (Rating: 113000)
2014
UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. dos Anjos (Rating: 689000)
2015
STARDOM 5*Star GP 2015 - Day 1
2015
UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Oliveira
2015
OZ Academy Plum Hanasaku - Country of OZ: Yokohama Dreams Park 3
2015
DDT Ryogoku Peter Pan 2015 ~ With Love From DDT
2016
WWE SmackDown Live #889 (Rating: 1.92/2714000)

The ten oldest shows in our database
1882
Show @ New York City
1897
Show @ Budapest
1901
Show @ Worcester
1904
Show @ Düsseldorf
1904
Show @ Düsseldorf
1905
Show @ St. Petersburg
1905
Show @ Stamford
1906
Show @ St. Petersburg - Day 48
1907
Show @ Denver
1907
Show @ Graz
All in all, there are 167 shows in our events database which happened on a August 23rd.

Birthdays
1914
Tony Matisi
1914
Babe Zaharias
1918
Ernst Albert
1928
Woodie Johnson
1932
Earl Freeman
1957
Fumihiro Niikura
1964
TARU
1968
The Crazy SKB
1977
Brock Larson
1981
Adam Booker
1981
Robert Reed
1982
Gameboy
1983
David Steel
1983
Joe Brammer
1983
JC Bailey
1984
Fabio Ferrari
1985
TY McFly
1986
E.K. Buggy
1986
Maverick
1986
Junji Ito
1986
Max Angelus
1986
Marduk
1987
Ryan Howe
1988
Dan James
1989
Icaro
1990
Andrey Koreshkov
1993
Anthony Greene
1993
JC MaClean
1997
Cat Boy
???
Reyna Azteca
???
Jack Legacy
???
Logan Creed
???
Rico Suave
???
Dante

Deaths
1956
Frank Herrick
1957
Mars Bennett
1983
Tony Morelli
1991
Vicente Febrer
1996
Neil Superior
2000
Crusher Mason
2007
Frank Fozo
2009
Brian Linder
2014
Don Héctor Guzmán Chávez

Debuts
1985
Bam Bam Bigelow
1989
David Young
1989
Mason the Mangler
1992
Pequeño Olímpico
1996
Brian Gassaway
1998
Branden Lee Hinkle
1998
Jun Kasai
2000
Brian Geraghty
2002
Mr. Magic
2003
Rue DeBona
2003
Konaka = Pehlwan
2004
Escándalo
2005
Vudú
2007
Danger
2008
Brad Landen
2008
Jim Alers
2008
Adam Schindler
2008
Frank Caraballo
2008
Twisted Sand
2008
Tsukasa Fujimoto
2008
Josh Crane
2009
Jean Sensation
2009
Charlotte von Baumgarten
2013
Frederico Moncaio
2015
Mizuki Watase
2015
MAO

Mask Matches
1949Red Demon lost the mask at an event against Bill Stack.
2009Milenio lost the mask at an event against El Hierro.

Hair Matches
1977Irazú lost the hair at an event against Talismán.
1997Carlos Colón lost the hair at an event against Golden Boy.
1998Popitekus lost the hair at an event against Máscara Sagrada.
1998Bombero Infernal lost the hair at an event against Mike Segura.
2007Johnny Puma lost the hair at an event against Brutus Beefcake.
2009José el Caporal lost the hair at an event against Iron Love.
2009Tadasuke lost the hair at an event against Billy Ken Kid.

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