Daily Pro Wrestling History (10/22): Kurt Angle wins his first WWF World title

1938 

Calgary, Alberta, Canada:
– Jack McLauchlan defeated Pete Tripodes to become the first Canadian Junior Heavyweight Title

1956 

Fort Worth, Texas:
– Ray Gunkel & Amazing Zuma defeated Gene Kelly (Gene Kiniski) & Len Crosby to win the NWA Texas Tag Team Titles

1957 

– Kurt Von Himmler & Juan Oinada defeated Doug and Red Donovan to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles

1962 

Memphis, Tennessee: 
– The Medics won the NWA Southern Tag Team Title by defeating Lester Welch & Buddy Fuller

1965 

Lafayette, Louisiana:
– Danny McShain won the NWA Louisiana Heavyweight Title from Bobby Fields 

Denver, Colorado:
– Dick the Bruiser & The Crusher no contest AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race
– Bob Ellis beat Haru Sasaki
– Mighty Igor Vodik beat Gene Anderson
– Chris Markoff beat Ivan Kalmikoff

1966 

Melbourne, Australia;
– George & Sandy Scott defeated Skull Murphy & Brute Bernard to win the IWA (Australia) Tag Team Title 

1969 

Honolulu, Hawaii:
– Curtis Iaukea & Ripper Collins won the NWA Hawaii Tag Team Championship by defeating Kurt and Karl Von Steiger

1976 

Mexico City, Mexico:
– El Faraon defeated Perro Aguayo to win the NWA World Middleweight Title 

1976 

Atlanta, Georgia:
– Gene & Ole Anderson won the NWA Georgia Tag Team Title by defeating Tom Jones & Porkchop Cash 

Ozark, Alabama:
– The Wrestling Pro won the NWA Alabama Heavyweight Title by defeating Greg Peterson

1979 

New York, New York:
– Ivan Putski & Tito Santana defeated Johnny & Jerry Valiant to win the WWWF World Tag Team Title

1981 

San Juan, Puerto Rico:
– Don Kent & Bruno Bekkar defeated Jack and Jerry Brisco to win the WWC North American Tag Team Titles

1982

St. Louis, Missouri:
– Ken Patera defeated Crusher Blackwell
– Hulk Hogan and Dick the Bruiser defeated Dewey Robertson and Greg Valentine 
– Bruce Reed defeated Kim Duk
– Hercules Hernandez and Buzz Tyler were both counted out outside the ring
– Ivan Koloff defeated Mike George
– Manny Fernandez defeated Terry Gordy
– Mark Romero and Terry Orndorff defeated Roger Kirby and Crusher Ayala

1983

San Francisco, California:
– Mad Dog Vachon won battle royal
– Andre The Giant & Mad Dog Vachon & Rick Martel beat Jerry Blackwell & Ken Patera & Sheik Adnan
– Hulk Hogan beat David Shults
– Mr Saito beat Baron Von Raschke
– Blackjack Lanza beat Bobby Heenan
– Ray Stevens beat Bill White
– Steve Olsonoski beat Chris Markoff

1984 

Fort Worth, Texas:
– The Fantastics (Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton) defeated The Long Riders (Scott Irwin & Bill Irwin) to win the NWA American 
  Tag Team Titles

Memphis, Tennessee:
– The Nightmares beat Tracy Smothers & Johnny King
– Rufus R. Jones beat Dr. Detroit
– Phil Hickerson beat Tojo Yamamoto
– Tommy Rich beat Kurt Von Hess
– Lanny Poffo beat CWA International Champ Eddie Gilbert via DQ
– Jerry Lawler & Randy Savage beat The Dirty White Boys via reverse decision
– The Fabulous Ones beat Rick Rude & King Kong Bundy in a “no DQ hair vs. title” match to win the Southern Tag Team Titles

1985 

Fort Lewis, Washington:
– Mike Miller & Moondog Moretti defeated Steve Simpson & Joe Savoldi to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles

1986

San Juan, Puerto Rico:
– Al Perez defeated Invader I to win the WWC Puerto Rican Heavyweight Title

1992 

Cincinnati, Ohio:
– Erik Watts defeated Diamond Dallas Page
– Kensuke Sasaki defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell
– Van Hammer defeated Vinnie Vegas
– Brian Pillman & Steve Austin defeated Shane Douglas & Brad Armstrong
– The Barbarian defeated Ricky Steamboat
– NWA World Champion Masahiro Chono defeated Arn Anderson
– Sting, Nikita Koloff & WCW/NWA Tag Team Champion Dustin Rhodes defeated WCW US Champion Rick Rude, Cactus Jack & Jake Roberts in an elimination match

1993

Phoenix, Arizona:
– WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated 2 Cold Scorpio
– Davey Boy Smith defeated Sid Vicious via disqualification
– WCW World Champion Big Van Vader defeated Cactus Jack in a non-title match
– Sting & Ric Flair defeated WCW Tag Team Champions the Nasty Boys in a non-title match

Johnson City, Tennessee:
– Charlie Norris defeated Tex Slazenger
– The Big Caboose defeated Shanghai Pierce via disqualification
– Harlem Heat defeated Ice Train (sub. for Thunder) & Lightning
– Michael Hayes defeated Tom Zenk
– World Heavyweight Champion Rick Rude defeated Erik Watts
– Arn Anderson defeated Brian Pillman

Whitewood, Virginia:
– Tim Horner pinned The Dirty White Boy
– Steve & Scott Armstrong beat Ron & Don Harris
– SMW Tag Champs The Rock-n-Roll Express beat The Heavenly Bodies (Pritchard & Del Rey)
– Tracy Smothers beat SMW Champ Brian Lee via DQ

1994 

Tokyo, Japan:
– Toshiaki Kawada defeated “Dr. Death” Steve Williams to win the AJPW Triple Crown Heavyweight Title 

1995 

WWF In Your House: Winnipeg, Manitoba:
– Bob Holly pinned Rad Radford
– Henry Godwinn pinned Psycho Sid
– Bret Hart defeated Isaac Yankem DDS 
– Owen Hart & Yokozuna defeated Savio Vega & Bam Bam Bigelow 
– Hunter Hearst Helmsley pinned Fatu 
– WWF Tag Team Champions the Smoking Gunns defeated the 1-2-3 Kid & Razor Ramon a
– Goldust pinned Marty Jannetty 
– Yokozuna (sub. for the Undertaker) fought King Mabel to a double count-out 
– Davey Boy Smith (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated WWF World Champion Diesel via disqualification
– Razor Ramon defeated Dean Douglas to win the vacant WWF Intercontinental Title (title was vacated after Shawn Michaels forfeited it)

San Germin, Puerto Rico: 
– Christopher Daniels & Kevin Quinn defeated Huracan Castillo Jr. & Invader I to win the WWC World Tag Team Titles

1999 

Fukuoka, Japan:
– Yumiko Hotta defeated Kyoko Inoue to win the WWWA World Singles Title 

2000 

WWF No Mercy: Albany, New York:
– Los Conquistadors (Edge & Christian) defeated the Hardy Boys to win the WWF World Tag Team Titles 
– Kurt Angle defeated the Rock to win the WWF World Title

2001 

Niigata, Japan:
– Keiji Mutoh & Taiyo Kea defeated Genichiro Tenryu and Yoji Anjoh to win the AJPW World Tag Team Titles

WWF Monday Night Raw: Kansas City, Missouri:
– Rock & Chris Jericho beat The Dudleys to win the WWF Tag Titles
– Kurt Angle beat Rhyno to capture the U.S. Title 
– Tajiri beat Billy Kidman to win the WCW Cruiserweight Title

2003 

Nashville, Tennessee:
– Jeff Jarrett pinned A.J. Styles to win the NWA World Heavyweight Title 

2005

Tokyo, Japan:
– Shuji Kondo defeated Taka Michinoku for the AJPW World Junior Heavyweight Title

2006 

TNA Bound for Glory: Detroit, Michigan:
– Austin Starr won a 16-man open invitational X-Division battle royal 
– Brother Ray & Brother Devon defeated James Storm & Chris Harris, Chase Stevens & Andy Douglas (w/ Shane Douglas), and Kip James & BG James 
– Samoa Joe defeated Abyss (w/ James Mitchell), Brother Runt, and Raven in a Monster’s Ball match 
– Eric Young pinned Larry Zbyszko 
– Chris Sabin pinned NWA X Division Champion Senshi to win the title 
– LAX defeated AJ Styles & Christopher Daniels to win the NWA Tag Team Titles in a steel cage match
– Christian Cage pinned Rhino in a streetfight 
– Sting defeated Jeff Jarrett to win the NWA Championship

2017

WWE Tables, Ladders & Chairs: Minneapolis, Minnesota:
– Sasha Banks beat Alicia Fox
– Asuka beat Emma
– Cedric Alexander & Rich Swann beat Jack Gallagher & Brian Kendrick
– Alexa Bliss retained the women’s title over Mickie James
– Enzo Amore beat Kalisto to win the cruiserweight title
– Finn Balor pinned A.J. Styles
– Jason Jordan pinned Elias
– Kurt Angle & Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose beat The Miz & Cesaro & Sheamus & Braun Strowman & Kane in a TLC match

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