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This Day In Wrestling History – January 10th‏



Events

In 1999, the first ECW Guilty As Charged was held in Kissimmee, Florida

– Sid Vicious defeats John Kronus
– Rob Van Dam defeats Lance Storm to retain the ECW Television Title
– Justin Credible defeats Tommy Dreamer in a Stairway to Hell Ladder Match
– Taz defeats Shane Douglas to win the ECW World Title

Title Changes

1994 – The 123 Kid & Marty Jannetty defeat The Quebecers (Pierre & Jacques) to win the WWF Tag Team Titles

1996 – Lady Satan defeats Miss Texas to win the USWA Womens Title

2004 – Mitsuharu Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa defeat Yuji Nagata & Hiroshi Tanahashi to win the GHC Tag Team Titles

2004 – Jerrelle Clark defeats Chris Draven to win the NWA Junior Heavyweight Title

2005 – Taka Michinoku defeats Kaz Hayashi to win the AJPW Junior Heavyweight Title and the Strongest-K Championship

2006 – on Smackdown, Kurt Angle wins a 20-Man Battle Royal, last eliminating Mark Henry, to win the vacant World Heavyweight Title. Also, Randy Orton defeats Chris Benoit to win the WWE United States Title for Booker T. Booker suffered an injury in the 3rd match of the best of 7 series, so Orton subbed for him in the remaining matches

Birthdays

Happy birthday to 5-time WCW Tag Team Champion Buff Bagwell (43), one-time WWF Tag Team Champion Brian Lawler (41), one half of the first ROH Tag Team Champions Donovan Morgan (37), former AWA and NWA regular Colonel DeBeers (68), 5-time CMLL Tag Team Champion Negro Casas (53), Japanese regular Kikutaro (36), joshi star Yumiko Hotta (46) and current WWE Diva Tamina (35)

Also, today would have been the birthday of former JCP star ‘Pistol’ Pez Whatley (62)

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  1. Jamie says:

    My bad – must have set up my emailer pretty epically wrong

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