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Wrestling History: What happened on August 26th?
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Wrestling History: What happened on August 17th?
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What happened on August 17th in Wrestling History?
 
Title changes (Selection of important championships)
1986NWA United States Heavyweight Title (Mid-Atlantic-Version): Won by Nikita Koloff
1990Mexican National Trios Titles: Won by Leono & El Panthro & Tigro
1997ECW Tag Team Titles: Won by Bubba Ray Dudley & D-Von Dudley
1997ECW World Heavyweight Title: Won by Shane Douglas
2002WWE Hardcore Title: Won by Shawn Stasiak
2002WWE Hardcore Title: Won by Tommy Dreamer
2002WWE Hardcore Title: Won by Raven
2008WWE Women's Title: Won by Beth Phoenix
2008WWE Intercontinental Title: Won by Santino Marella
2009IWGP Heavyweight Title: Championship vacant
2013ROH World Tag Team Titles: Won by Bobby Fish & Kyle O'Reilly
2014AAA Fusión Title: Championship defunct
2014WWE World Heavyweight Title: Won by Brock Lesnar
2014WWE Divas Title: Won by Paige
2014AAA World Cruiserweight Title: Won by El Hijo del Fantasma
2014WWE Intercontinental Title: Won by Dolph Ziggler
2014AAA Reina de Reinas Title: Won by Taya Valkyrie
2017Impact Wrestling World Heavyweight Title: Won by Eli Drake
All in all, there are 152 title changes in our championships database which happened on a August 17th.

Tournament Finals
1991
FMW Barbed Wire Death Match Tournament
2001
Up And Comer Grand Prix 2001
2001
AJW Japan Grand Prix 2001
2002
K-Metal League 2002
2002
Southern States Super 8 Tournament
2003
G1 Climax 2003
2005
RWE Heavyweight Title Tournament
2008
G1 Climax 2008
2008
La Copa México Mágico
2012
DTU El Rey del Raquetazo
2012
NWS Captain Lou Albano Memorial J-Cup Tag Team Tournament 2012
2013
CWF Mid-Atlantic Johnny Weaver Memorial Cup 2013
2013
2nd Annual Dave Duncan Memorial Cup
2014
BELIEVE Couples Cup
2017
GFW Super X Cup 2017

Pay-Per-Views (or similar)
1955
Show @ Montreal
1997
ECW Hardcore Heaven 1997 (Buyrate: 0.21)
2003
NJPW G1 Climax - Day 7
2008
NJPW G1 Climax 2008 - Heroes of Supremacy - Day 7
2008
WWE SummerSlam 2008 (Buyrate: 477000)
2012
SHINE 2
2013
CWF Mid-Atlantic Johnny Weaver Memorial Tournament
2013
DDT Progress and Harmony of Wrestling
2014
Dragon Gate Dangerous Gate 2014
2014
AAA TripleManía XXII
2014
WWE SummerSlam 2014 (Buyrate: 145000)

Free TV Shows
1968
GCW Live Atlanta Wrestling
1985
JCP Worldwide
1985
WWF All Star Wrestling
1985
WWF Championship Wrestling
1986
JCP Worldwide
1991
WCW Worldwide
1993
ECW Hardcore TV #18
1996
WCW Saturday Night
1996
WWF Superstars
1998
WCW Monday Nitro #153 (Rating: 4.90)
1998
WWF RAW is WAR #273 (Rating: 4.23)
2000
WWF SmackDown! #53 (Rating: 4.70)
2002
NWA-TNA Saturday Morning
2002
WWE Velocity #13 (Rating: 0.80)
2003
GAEA Blast Wave 2003 - Day 2
2003
NWA-TNA Xplosion
2003
WWE Sunday Night Heat
2003
ZERO-ONE on Samurai! TV
2006
UFC Fight Night 6 (Rating: 1.50)
2006
TNAW iMPACT! #112 (Rating: 0.90)
2006
WEC 23: Hot August Fights
2007
WWE SmackDown #419
2008
DEEP Imapct 37
2008
SEM ex. in Korakuen Hall - Take the Dream Vol. 6
2008
WWE Vintage Collection #11
2009
ROH on HDNet #21
2009
WWE RAW #847 (Rating: 3.80)
2010
WWE NXT #26
2011
TNAW Xplosion #360
2012
Legend Fighting Championship 13
2012
WWE SmackDown #679 (Rating: 1.92/2612000)
2013
ROH on SBG #100 - Best of ROH Wrestling TV
2013
OVW TV Show #730
2013
STARDOM X Stardom 2013
2013
UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Sonnen Prelims (Rating: 881000)
2013
UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Sonnen (Rating: 1810000)
2014
JWP Pure Slam 2014
2014
DDT Ryogoku Peter Pan 2014 ~ Lives Maybe Changed in this Summer
2014
NOAH Summer Navigation 2014 - Day 4
2015
WWE RAW #1160 (Rating: 2.73/3777000)
2017
GFW IMPACT #683 - Destination X (Rating: 320000)

The ten oldest shows in our database
1864
Show @ New York City
1873
Show @ New Haven
1879
Show @ Detroit
1898
Show @ Budapest
1904
Show @ Düsseldorf
1904
Show @ Düsseldorf
1905
Show @ St. Petersburg
1906
Show @ St. Petersburg - Day 42
1907
Show @ Wien
1909
Show @ Berlin
All in all, there are 152 shows in our events database which happened on a August 17th.

Birthdays
1904
Harry Elliott
1917
Frank Liska
1924
Omelio Agramonte
1925
Karl von Schober
1927
Don Hansen
1928
Eric Pedersen
1945
Chino López
1957
Yoyo Garduño
1961
Buddy Landel
1965
Masaaki Satake
1968
Joker Fuyuki
1969
Dick Togo
1970
Brigitte Narcise
1975
Ran YuYu
1976
Valentijn Overeem
1976
Carlos Newton
1979
Jon Davis
1979
Fénix
1982
Cheerleader Melissa
1982
Mike Arnott
1982
Leslie Smith
1983
Nicole Starr
1984
Buddy Wiser
1984
Magno
1986
Casey Hanson
1986
Stefany Sinclair
1988
Kirill Sidelnikov
1991
Jenny Rose
1992
Paige
1994
Eduard Punk
2001
Arisu Nanase
???
Johnny Magnum
???
Mini Neurosis

Deaths
1944
Samuel Kelso Velliquette
1961
The Ghoul
1971
Maedayama
2005
Frank Thompson
2008
Patrick Miller
2011
Tony Cosenza
2014
Ted Heath

Debuts
1978
Mike Masters
1986
Rumi Kazama
1986
Dynamite Kansai
1986
Harley Saito
1986
Plum Mariko
1986
Mayumi Ozaki
1987
Príncipe Franky
1989
Dirty Yamato
1995
Emi Sakura
1997
Androide
1999
Cheerleader Melissa
2002
Spencer Fisher
2002
Olaf Alfonso
2002
John Gunderson
2007
Sheldon Westcott
2008
Karate Brahman
2008
Kenta Takagi
2008
Eddy Vega
2009
Apollo Crews
2011
Jake Lee
2012
Karl Albrektsson
2013
Mira
2013
Axton Ray
2013
Joey Stixx
2013
Mackenzie Long
2014
LiLiCo

Mask Matches
1948The Mask lost the mask at an event against Ivan Kameroff.
1960Masked Medic #1 lost the mask at an event against Eric Von Brock and Rip Hawk.
1960Masked Medic #2 lost the mask at an event against Eric Von Brock and Rip Hawk.
1977Zebra Kid #2 lost the mask at an event against Jackie Fargo.
1982Pánico lost the mask at an event against Faisán and Franco Colombo.
2007Black Panther lost the mask at an event against El Hijo del Rey Misterio.
2014Titanik lost the mask at an event against Galactar.

Hair Matches
1982Manuel Robles lost the hair at an event against Faisán and Franco Colombo.
1990El Scorpio lost the hair at an event against Ringo Mendoza.
1996Justin Richards lost the hair at an event against Doc Dean and Robby Brookside.
1996Tony McMillan lost the hair at an event against Doc Dean and Robby Brookside.
2008Bam Bam lost the hair at an event against Pequeño Damián 666.
2014AK 47 lost the hair at an event against Trauma #1 and Trauma #2.
2014El Texano Jr. lost the hair at an event against Psycho Clown.
2014Apolo Estrada Jr. lost the hair at an event against Trauma #1 and Trauma #2.
2014Electroshock lost the hair at an event against El Mesías.
2016Judás el Traidor lost the hair at an event against Black Terry.

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