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What happened on August 26th in Wrestling History?

Title changes (Selection of important championships)
1979NWA World Heavyweight Title: Won by Harley Race
1991WWF Million Dollar Title: Won by Virgil
1991WWF Tag Team Titles: Won by Animal & Hawk
1991WWF Intercontinental Title: Won by Bret Hart
1999ECW Tag Team Titles: Won by Bubba Ray Dudley & D-Von Dudley
1999ECW Tag Team Titles: Won by Raven & Tommy Dreamer
2000ECW Tag Team Titles: Won by Little Guido & Tony Mamaluke
2000ECW World Television Title: Won by Kid Kash
2002WWE Hardcore Title: Won by Rob Van Dam
2002WWE Hardcore Title: Championship defunct
2007AJPW World Tag Team Titles: Won by Satoshi Kojima & TARU
2007AJPW Unified Triple Crown Heavyweight Title: Won by Kensuke Sasaki
2008Occidente Tag Team Titles: Won by Damián el Terrible & El Texano Jr.
2012AJPW Unified Triple Crown Heavyweight Title: Won by Masakatsu Funaki
2012REINA/CMLL International Title: Won by Leon
2013Occidente Tag Team Titles: Championship vacant
2017GHC Heavyweight Title: Won by Eddie Edwards
2017GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles: Won by HAYATA & YO-HEY
2017GHC Heavyweight Tag Team Titles: Won by Atsushi Kotoge & Go Shiozaki
2017AAA World Tag Team Titles: Won by Monster Clown & Murder Clown
All in all, there are 146 title changes in our championships database which happened on a August 26th.

Tournament Finals
1999
IVC 12 Light Heavyweight Tournament
1999
IVC 13 Middleweight Tournament
2001
CMLL Torneo de Parejas
2001
GAEA #1-Contender Tournament (AAAW Title)
2006
Tenka Ichi Jr. Tournament 2006
2006
NWA Upstate 8 Tag Team Tournament 2006
2007
Dragon Gate Summer Adventure Tag League 2007
2009
Dragon Gate Summer Adventure Tag League 2009
2010
FREEDOMS Death Match Tournament 2010
2011
3XW King of Des Moines 2011
2016
GRPW Golden Thrones Tournament 2016
2017
WCPW Pro Wrestling World Cup 2017
2017
CWF Mid-Atlantic Johnny Weaver Memorial Cup 2017

Pay-Per-Views (or similar)
1958
Show @ Montreal
1991
WWF SummerSlam 1991 (Buyrate: 2.70/1080000)
2006
PRIDE Bushido 12: Survival 2nd Round
2006
UFC 62: Liddell vs. Sobral (Buyrate: 500000)
2007
AJPW Puroresu Love In Ryogoku Vol. 3
2007
WWE SummerSlam 2007 (Buyrate: 545000)
2012
ZERO1 Yokohama Big Fireworks “Yokohama Dai Hanabi”
2017
AAA TripleManía XXV

Free TV Shows
1967
GCW Live Atlanta Wrestling
1967
Live Pittsburgh Studio Wrestling
1972
GCW Georgia Championship Wrestling
1988
NJPW Sengoku Series 1988
1990
WWF Wrestling Challenge
1995
WCW Pro
1995
SMW TV-Show #187
1995
WWF Superstars
1996
WCW Monday Nitro #50 (Rating: 4.20)
1998
WCW Thunder #29 (Rating: 3.20)
1999
WCW Thunder
1999
WWF SmackDown! #2 (Rating: 4.20)
2000
NOAH's Ark on Samurai TV
2000
NWA Wildside TV Show #50
2000
WCW Worldwide
2001
GAEA Blast Wave 2001
2002
WWE RAW #483 (Rating: 3.90)
2003
NOAH Navigation Over The Date Line - Day 3
2004
Dragon Gate Infinity #2
2004
WWE SmackDown #263
2004
ZERO-ONE on Samurai! TV
2005
ZERO1 on Samurai TV
2006
NOAH Shiny Navigation - Day 1
2006
OVW TV Show
2007
NOAH on Nippon TV
2008
BJW Death Match Wars #186
2008
WWE ECW on Sci Fi #116 (Rating: 1.32)
2010
Bellator XXVI
2010
WWE Superstars #72 (Rating: 0.59)
2010
TNAW Thursday Night iMPACT! #321 - Hogan's Cavalry (Rating: 1.07)
2011
DEEP Impact 55
2011
WWE SmackDown #628 (Rating: 1.77)
2012
DDT48 General Election 2012 ~Ask First Special~
2012
Dradition Tatsumi Fujinami 40th Anniversary Final @ Osaka
2012
WWE Vintage Collection #221
2013
WWE RAW #1057 (Rating: 3.07/4190000)
2015
TNAW IMPACT WRESTLING #580 (Rating: 279000)
2016
Bellator 160: Henderson vs. Pitbull
2017
ROH on SBG #310
2017
Dragon Gate Scandal Gate 2017 ~ 5 Unit Survival Race - Day 12
2017
NOAH Summer Navigation 2017 Vol. 2 - Day 8

The ten oldest shows in our database
1886
Show @ Cincinnati
1898
Show @ Budapest
1901
Show @ Dawson City
1904
Show @ Düsseldorf
1905
Show @ St. Petersburg
1906
Show @ St. Petersburg - Day 51
1907
Show @ Graz
1907
Show @ Wien
1909
Gold Trophy of Innsbruck 1909 - Day 4
1924
Show @ Würzburg
All in all, there are 146 shows in our events database which happened on a August 26th.

Birthdays
1867
John Pohl
1906
Eddie Brock
1932
Bill Howes
1965
Bobby Duncum Jr.
1969
Riptide
1972
Máscara Divina
1973
Al Barone
1974
Hermes Franca
1977
Erik Apple
1978
Ahmed Chaer
1978
Yuichi Taniguchi
1981
Petey Williams
1983
Hajime Ishikawa
1983
AJ Kirsch
1985
Paul Barrow
1985
Eric Darkstorm
1985
Ayumu Gunji
1985
Koji Nakamura
1986
Ugrumov
1986
Carter Grey
1986
Tom Hüttinger
1986
Águila Extrema
1988
Channing Decker
1988
Lance Benoist
1990
Jordan Parsons
1991
Ketlen Vieira
???
JC
???
Chachi
???
K.C.
???
Mike McMahon

Deaths
1938
Otto Schoenfeld
1955
George Mansur
1963
Bill Lawley
1969
Tony Matisi
1989
Mike London
2005
Sailor White
2009
Peter Goodman
2011
Súper Star
2012
The Xtremist

Debuts
1978
Super Strong Machine
1978
Hiro Saito
1980
Bala de Plata
1999
Vulcan
2000
Tony DeSouza
2000
Seth Petruzelli
2000
The Hacker
2005
Moohammed
2005
George Bush
2006
Brendan Tierney
2006
Nathan Cruz
2006
Angelix
2006
Insane Killer
2007
Quinto Misterio
2007
Yoshinori Takahashi
2008
Emi Murata
2011
Yuki Niimura

Mask Matches
1963El Toro lost the mask at an event against Fred Blassie.
1975El Maya lost the mask at an event against Ultramán.
2017Dr. Wagner Jr. lost the mask at an event against Psycho Clown.

Hair Matches
1954Cavernario Galindo lost the hair at an event against Halcón Negro.
1984Vulcano lost the hair at an event against Ari Romero and Franco Colombo.
1984Tony Arce lost the hair at an event against Ari Romero and Franco Colombo.
2013Espíritu lost the hair at an event against Sobredosis.

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