ON THIS DATE (SEPTEMBER 19) MANY YEARS AGO…

Posted September 19th, 2013 by Bill Apter

Sept. 19

Twenty years ago today on this date: Rick Rude defeated Ric Flair to win the WCW International world title in Houston, Texas.

Forty-four years ago today on this date: Joe Scarpa (aka Chief Jay Strongbow) defeated Paul DeMarco to win the Georgia heavyweight title in Atlanta.

Fourteen years ago today on this date: Bill Goldberg defeated Sid Vicious in Evansville, Ind.

Thirty-eight years ago today on this date: Mr. Wrestling No. 2 defeated The Sheik in Atlanta, Ga.

Thirty-six years ago today on this date: Masked Superstar (Bill Eadie) defeated Bobo Brazil in Fayetteville, N.C.

Fifty-one years ago today on this date: The Assassins defeated Fred Blassie and Johnny Walker in Columbus, Ga.

Thirty-six years ago today on this date: Jerry Brisco and Mike Graham defeated Buddy Roberts and Keith Franks (aka Adrian Adonis) in West Palm Beach, Fla.

Thirty-eight years ago today on this date: Mr. Wrestling and Rufus R. Jones defeated Ric Flair and Johnny Valentine via DQ in Charleston, S.C.

Mike Mooneyham’s new book, “Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Memories,” is available through NWALegends.com or CrowbarPress.com. Mike can be reached at mooneyham@postandcourier.com, or follow him on Twitter at @ByMike Mooneyham and on Facebook at Facebook.com/MikeMooneyham.

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