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Today In Pro Wrestling History!

BTUNEWS

4-time AWA Tag Team Champion, Larry ‘The Axe’ Hennig turns 78 today.

2-time WCW Tag & Hardcore Champion Big Vito turns 50 today.

Former WWE wrestler Bam Neely turns 39 today.

One-time WCW Tag Team Champion Kenny Kaos turns 44 today.

1994: WWF Hall of Fame Ceremony is held in Baltimore, Maryland. Here is the list of the inductees:

* Arnold Skaaland (inducted by Shane McMahon)

* Bobo Brazil (inducted by Ernie Ladd)

* “Nature Boy” Buddy Rogers (inducted by Bret Hart)

* Chief Jay Strongbow (inducted by Tatanka)

* Freddie Blassie (inducted by Regis Philbin)

* Gorilla Monsoon (inducted by Jim Ross)

* James Dudley (inducted by Vince McMahon)

1995: WCW’s The Great American Bash was held at Hara Arena, in Dayton, Ohio. 6,000 were in attendance to see Ric Flair defeated Randy Savage in the main event.

2005: CM Punk defeated Austin Aries to win the ROH World Title.

2006: TNA Slammiversary was held at the Impact Zone, in Orlando, Florida. 900 were in attendance to see Jeff Jarrett defeated Christian Cage, Abyss, Ron Killings, & Sting in a King of the Mountain Match to win the NWA World Title

2012: Cyndi Lauper made her 1st appearance for WWE since 1985 on Raw to promote her new TV series.

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