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What happened on August 28th in Wrestling History?

Title changes (Selection of important championships)
1970NWA World Middleweight Title: Won by Masio Koma
1976NWA United National Heavyweight Title: Won by Jumbo Tsuruta
1989WWF Intercontinental Title: Won by Ultimate Warrior
1992Mexican National Tag Team Titles: Won by Tony Arce & Vulcano
1994WWF Tag Team Titles: Won by Diesel & Shawn Michaels
1999IWGP Tag Team Titles: Won by Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata
1999IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title: Won by Kendo KaShin
2000WCW World Heavyweight Title: Won by Kevin Nash
2002NWA-TNA X-Division Title: Won by Jerry Lynn
2004ROH Pure Title: Won by John Walters
2012Occidente Middleweight Title: Won by Smaker
2016AAA Latin America Title: Won by Johnny Mundo
2016AAA World Tag Team Titles: Won by Aero Star & Drago
2016AJPW World Junior Heavyweight Title: Won by Soma Takao
All in all, there are 155 title changes in our championships database which happened on a August 28th.

Tournament Finals
1995
USWA Tag Team Titles Tournament
2003
Premier Worthing Trophy 2003
2005
IWF Heavyweight Title Tournament
2005
PRIDE Middleweight Grand Prix 2005
2007
#1-Contender Tournament (WWE World Heavyweight Title)
2008
Premier Worthing Trophy 2008
2008
Dragon Gate Summer Adventure Tag League 2008
2009
ICW Il Numero Uno 2009
2009
Shinya Hashimoto Memorial Tournament
2009
ICW Best of the Midwest 3
2010
ROH Tag Wars 2010
2010
RWA Hot Shots Aggression Challenge
2010
RWA Tag Team Title Tournament
2011
Strongest-K 2011

Pay-Per-Views (or similar)
1989
WWF SummerSlam 1989 (Buyrate: 4.81/1924000)
1993
AAA La Revancha
1999
NJPW Jingu Climax
2002
NWA-TNA PPV #11
2002
PRIDE Shockwave
2003
NJPW Osaka Dream Night
2004
Dragon Gate The Open Gate - Day 20
2005
PRIDE Final Conflict 2005
2010
UFC 118: Edgar vs. Penn 2 (Buyrate: 570000)
2016
AAA TripleManía XXIV

Free TV Shows
1963
Dallas TV
1965
GCW Live Atlanta Wrestling
1971
GCW Georgia Championship Wrestling
1971
WWWF @ Fitchburg
1988
JCP The Main Event
1989
WWF Prime Time Wrestling
1993
WCW Saturday Night
1993
SMW TV-Show #83
1993
WCW Worldwide
1993
USWA Wrestling
1993
WWF Superstars
1994
WCW Clash of the Champions XXVIII
1994
WWF Wrestling Challenge
1999
AJPW on Nippon TV
1999
NJPW on TV Asahi
1999
WWF Jakked #1
2000
WCW Monday Nitro (Rating: 3.50)
2000
WWF RAW is WAR #379 (Rating: 4.90)
2002
WMF Debut Show ~ The Independence Day
2002
ZERO-ONE on Samurai! TV
2003
WWE SmackDown #211
2004
GAEA Blast Wave 2004 - Day 3
2004
NOAH Navigation Over The Date Line - Day 7
2004
NWA Wildside TV Show #256
2004
TNA Xplosion
2004
WWE Velocity (Rating: 0.50)
2005
Michinoku Pro Fighting Tohoku Legend 1th ~ Miyagi Volume
2005
ZERO1 Fire Festival Review Part 2 on Samurai TV
2005
WWE Sunday Night Heat (Rating: 0.80)
2006
WWE RAW #692 (Rating: 3.40)
2007
BJW Death Match Wars #137
2007
WWE ECW on Sci Fi #64 (Rating: 1.30)
2007
WEC WrekCage #6
2008
IW iMPACT! #218 - Sting Speaks! (Rating: 1.05)
2009
BJW @ Tokyo
2009
M-1 Breakthrough
2009
M-1 Challenge 2009 - Team World vs. Team Turkey
2009
WWE SmackDown #524 (Rating: 1.90)
2010
NWA Anarchy TV Show #240
2010
UFC 118: Edgar vs. Penn 2 Preliminary Card (Rating: 0.80/1100000)
2011
FCW TV Show #152
2011
WAVE Like a Virgin 1224 East Japan ~ WAVE 4th Anniversary ~ Sail A Way 5
2011
WWE Vintage Collection #169
2013
WWE Main Event #48 (Rating: 0.80)
2013
TNAW Xplosion #466
2013
UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Kampmann 2 Prelims (Rating: 0.25/109000)
2013
UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Kampmann 2 (Rating: 0.69/824000)
2015
Bellator 141: Guillard vs. Girtz
2015
NJPW World Pro-Wrestling #28
2016
DDT Ryogoku Peter Pan 2016 ~ Most Hot Summer in the World

The ten oldest shows in our database
1884
Show @ New York City
1893
Show @ Budapest
1903
Show @ Hamilton
1904
Show @ Düsseldorf
1905
Show @ St. Petersburg
1906
Show @ St. Petersburg - Day 53
1907
Show @ Graz
1907
Show @ Wien
1909
Gold Trophy of Innsbruck 1909 - Day 6
1913
Show @ Richmond
All in all, there are 155 shows in our events database which happened on a August 28th.

Birthdays
1912
Tarzán López
1914
Ben Marfuggi
1915
El Verdugo
1919
Benny Puchalski
1938
Jody Hamilton
1947
El Cobarde
1953
Joel Goodhart
1963
Patrick Smith
1964
Principal Richard Pound
1964
Kenshiro Yukimura
1967
Lady Star
1974
Yuuki Kondo
1974
Princesa Blanca
1976
Josh Hendricks
1976
Mika
1977
Deividas Taurosevicius
1978
Shaniqua
1978
Ricky Reyes
1980
Androide
1980
Demus 3:16
1982
Karo Parisyan
1984
Jon Tuck
1984
Rick Story
1984
Louis Gaudinot
1984
Ryan Cruz
1985
Sacristán del Diablo
1985
Jack Jameson
1987
Adrenalina
1988
Pat Schilling
1988
Kenta Hattori
1989
Christina Von Eerie
1991
Cem Kaplan
1994
Two Extreme
1995
Josh Faulkner
1996
Colby Corino
???
Brittany Foxx
???
Ryan Reyes
???
Mike Rapada

Deaths
1949
Jaan Jaago
1963
Franz Mrna
1964
Otto Oster
1975
Tarzán López
1978
Tom Jones
1982
Bearcat Wright
2010
Kotetsu Yamamoto
2011
Joe Keegan
2014
Mike McGee
2016
Mr. Fuji

Debuts
1973
Javier Llanes
1985
Kaoru Kage
1994
Yoko Takahashi
1998
Naomichi Marufuji
1998
Manu
1999
Adam Windsor
2004
Kobra
2004
Shane Nelson
2005
Motoki Miyazawa
2009
Alex García
2009
Abel Trujillo
2010
Sera Feeny
2010
Scott Riley
2010
James Toney
2010
Kevin Zalac

Mask Matches
1949El Palomo Tapatío lost the mask at an event against Mario Prado.
1987Johnny V. lost the mask at an event against Brutus Beefcake.
2000Fishman lost the mask at an event against Máscara Sagrada.
2003Makai #2 lost the mask at an event against Hiroshi Tanahashi.
2011Dr. Diabólico lost the mask at an event against La Amenazá Elegante.

Hair Matches
1985Chigusa Nagayo lost the hair at an event against Dump Matsumoto.
1998Luis Cirio lost the hair at an event against Bat Blue.
2000El Conde Bartock lost the hair at an event against Rocco Valente, Tony Arce and Vulcano.
2000Halcón Dorado Jr. lost the hair at an event against Rocco Valente, Tony Arce and Vulcano.
2000Andy Barrow lost the hair at an event against Rocco Valente, Tony Arce and Vulcano.
2011Exterminador lost the hair at an event against Leono.
2016Pagano lost the hair at an event against Psycho Clown.

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