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Wrestling History: What happened on May 12th?
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What happened on May 3rd in Wrestling History?
 
Title changes (Selection of important championships)
1975Mexican National Welterweight Title: Championship vacant
1987WWF World Light Heavyweight Title: Championship vacant
1992WCW World Tag Team Titles: Won by Rick Steiner & Scott Steiner
1995IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title: Won by Sabu
1995IWGP Heavyweight Title: Won by Keiji Muto
1995WCW World Tag Team Titles: Won by Booker T & Stevie Ray
1997IWGP Tag Team Titles: Won by Manabu Nakanishi & Satoshi Kojima
1998WCW World Television Title: Won by Booker T
2002WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Steven Richards
2002WWF Hardcore Title: Won by Crash Holly
2004NWA World Light Heavyweight Title: Won by Shocker
2006IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title: Won by Koji Kanemoto
2010IWGP Heavyweight Title: Won by Togi Makabe
2010CMLL World Middleweight Title: Won by Jushin Thunder Liger
2010IWGP Tag Team Titles: Won by Wataru Inoue & Yuji Nagata
2011WWE World Heavyweight Title: Won by Randy Orton
2012IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title: Won by Low-Ki
2012IWGP Tag Team Titles: Won by Takashi Iizuka & Toru Yano
2013IWGP Tag Team Titles: Won by Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima
2013IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles: Won by Alex Koslov & Rocky Romero
2014IWGP Heavyweight Title: Won by AJ Styles
2015Occidente Trios Titles: Won by Furia Roja & Mr. Trueno & Rey Trueno
2015IWGP Intercontinental Title: Won by Hirooki Goto
2015Mexican National Welterweight Title: Won by Bárbaro Cavernario
2015IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles: Won by Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson
2016CMLL World Welterweight Title: Won by El Mephisto
2016NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Titles: Won by Kenny Omega & Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson
2016NEVER Openweight Title: Won by Yuji Nagata
2016IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles: Won by Matt Sydal & Ricochet
2017NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Titles: Won by BUSHI & EVIL & SANADA
All in all, there are 191 title changes in our championships database which happened on a May 3rd.

Tournament Finals
1999
FMW Brass Knuckles Tag Team Title Tournament
2000
IFC Warriors Challenge 7 Tournament
2006
JWP #1-Contender League (JWP Openweight Title)
2008
SWO Heavyweight Title Tournament
2008
DOVE Covent Garden 1Night Tournament 2008
2008
IWA Mid-South Heavyweight Title Tournament
2009
CRW iTV Title Tournament
2014
GWF Next Step Title Tournament
2014
VOW Vixens Queen of the Ring Tournament 2014
2014
Leo Burke Cup Tournament 2014

Pay-Per-Views (or similar)
1987
WCCW Parade of Champions 4
1993
NJPW Wrestling Dontaku in Fukuoka Dome
1995
NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 1995 in Fukuoka Dome
1997
NJPW Strong Style Evolution
1998
ECW Wrestlepalooza 1998 (Buyrate: 0.23)
2002
ZERO-ONE Genesis - Day 4
2004
NJPW Nexess
2009
NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2009
2010
NJPW Wrestling Dontaku
2011
NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2011
2012
NJPW 40th Anniversary Tour Wrestling Dontaku 2012
2013
TNAW One Night Only: Joker's Wild
2013
NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2013
2014
FIP Accelerate
2014
NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2014
2015
NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2015
2016
NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2016
2017
NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2017

Free TV Shows
1961
MACW TV-Taping @ Charlotte
1969
CWF Championship Wrestling from Florida
1969
GCW Live Atlanta Wrestling
1980
Chattanooga Live TV - "NWA Championship Wrestling"
1986
WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #6 (Rating: 9.30)
1992
WCW The Main Event
1992
WWF Wrestling Challenge
1993
WWF Monday Night RAW #15
1994
ECW Hardcore TV #54
1997
WCW Main Event
1997
NJPW on TV Asahi
1997
WWF Shotgun Saturday Night #18
1997
WWF Superstars
1999
Osaka Pro Debut Spicy Series - Day 4
1999
WCW Monday Nitro (Rating: 3.40)
1999
WWF RAW is WAR #310 (Rating: 6.40)
2000
WCW Thunder
2001
Michinoku Pro Golden Week Series - Day 6
2001
BJW North Wave 2001 - Day 5
2001
WWF SmackDown! #90 (Rating: 4.10)
2003
WEW @ Tokyo
2003
GAEA Junction 2003 - Day 1
2003
NWA-TNA Xplosion
2003
NWA Wildside TV Show #187
2003
WWE Velocity
2004
WWE RAW #571 (Rating: 3.90)
2005
BJW Death Match Wars #29
2006
K-1 HERO'S 5
2007
IW iMPACT! #149 (Rating: 0.95)
2007
NEO May History 2007
2008
NWA Anarchy TV Show #119
2008
OVW TV Show #456
2009
FCW TV Show #31
2009
OZ Academy Oz-Real Emotion
2009
WWE Vintage Collection #48
2010
IW Monday Night iMPACT! #305 - Hogan/Sting - The Summit (Rating: 0.78)
2010
ROH on HDNet #56
2010
WWE RAW #884 (Rating: 3.03)
2011
IW Xplosion #345
2012
STARDOM Golden Stars
2012
IW IMPACT WRESTLING #408 (Rating: 0.98/1400000)
2012
The Best of PRIDE Fighting Championship #35
2013
DDT Max Bump 2013
2013
WWE SmackDown #716 (Rating: 1.82/2471000)
2014
ROH on SBG #137
2014
NOAH One Day Cruise 2014 - Day 1
2014
OVW TV Show #767
2015
Dragon Gate Infinity #373
2016
NOAH Global Tag League 2016 - Day 8
2016
TNAW IMPACT WRESTLING #616 (Rating: 303000)

The ten oldest shows in our database
1884
Show @ New York City
1901
Show @ Hannover
1901
Show @ Wien
1905
Show @ Budapest
1905
Show @ Hannover
1906
Show @ Hannover
1908
Show @ Braunschweig
1908
Show @ Hannover
1909
Show @ Braunschweig
1909
Show @ Des Moines
All in all, there are 191 shows in our events database which happened on a May 3rd.

Birthdays
1900
Ivan Vakturoff
1908
Joe Zehentner
1915
Stu Hart
1916
Charles Pelan
1921
Black Shadow
1924
Lester Welch
1936
Alex Medina
1937
Shillelagh O'Sullivan
1937
Eric Froelich
1947
Cuchillo
1967
Sam Greco
1968
Ky Stud
1972
Shonie Carter
1974
Pedro Rizzo
1975
Dulé Hill
1975
Death Raxiel
1976
Poncho de Nigris
1978
Boombastic
1979
Monsta Mack
1983
Bubba McDaniel
1984
Slim Sexy
1984
Josianne
1984
Caoz
1985
John Makdessi
1985
Dan Walsh
1986
Barrington Hughes
1986
Jon Murray
1987
Angelus Layne
1988
Patrick Holohan
1988
Jleana Valentino
1989
Bryan Barberena
1989
Marcio Alexandre Jr.
1990
Mikkel Parlo
1990
Heather Monroe
1993
Artikus
1996
Índigo
1997
Kira
???
Lily McKenzie

Deaths
1942
Silent Abbott
1996
Ray Stevens
2010
Kinji Shibuya

Debuts
1968
El Scorpio
1991
Swoll
1991
Frank Anderson
1993
Loco Max
1994
Lady Warrior
1995
Mario Mora
1997
Shark Boy
1999
Mike Bourke
1999
Michael Guymon
2000
Anthony W. Mori
2000
Naruki Doi
2000
Milano Collection AT
2001
Ikuma Hoshino
2002
Santino DeFranco
2003
Anthony Njokuani
2003
Cold Blooded Chris
2003
Sakamoto
2005
Sergej Grecicho
2005
Shun'ichi Shimizu
2005
Vayron
2006
Brett Rogers
2006
Mayumi Aoki
2006
Yuka Okumura
2008
Sven La-Spina
2008
Érik Pérez
2008
Marc Out
2009
Bob Murdoch
2010
Wayne Brady
2016
Rin Kadokura

Mask Matches
1944Golden Terror lost the mask at an event against Yvon Robert.
1968Dr. Scarlet lost the mask at an event against Gene Kiniski.
1968Avenger #3 lost the mask at an event against The Big O.
1981Vulcano lost the mask at an event against Águila Solitaria.
2013The Mexican Warrior lost the mask at an event against Flecha Fugaz.
2013La Rudeza Infernal lost the mask at an event against Angélica.

Hair Matches
2006Impacto lost the hair at an event against El Caballero Negro Jr..

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