Today’s History Lesson
Today’s History Lesson—September 16th
By: Bill Fenbers
9/16/1961—Tex Riley and Len Rossi defeat Dante and Mephisto, to win the NWA Southern Tag Team Championshp (Mid-America version).
9/16/1981—Gerald Brisco defeats Les Thornton, to win the NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship.
9/16/1985—The Sheepherders defeat The Fabulous Ones, to win the AWA Southern Tag Team Championship.
9/16/1996—Monday Night War ratings….WCW Nitro scores a 3.7 TV rating, while WWF Monday Night Raw scores a 2.1 rating.
9/16/1999—with help from Stone Cold Steve Austin, Vince McMahon defeats Triple H, to become the new WWF Champion. Shane McMahon was special guest referee.
9/16/2007—highlights from 2007 WWE “Unforgiven”
-CM Punk defeats Elijah Burke, to retain the ECW Championship.
-Triple H defeated Carlito, in a singles match, where Carlito could not be disqualified.
-Randy Orton defeats John Cena, by DQ. Cena retains the WWE Championship.
-Batista defeats Rey Mysterio and The Great Khali, to win the World Heavyweight Championship.
-Phil Lafon (born 1961)
-Derek Frazier (born 1980)
-Cloudy (born 1985)