ON THIS DATE — OCTOBER 3 — MANY YEARS AGO …

Posted October 3rd, 2013 by 1Wrestling News Team

Thirty years ago today on this date: Ricky Steamboat and Jay Youngblood defeated Jack and Jerry Brisco to win the NWA world tag-team title in Greenville, S.C.

Forty years ago today on this date: Ric Flair defeated Roddy Piper in Minneapolis, Minn.

Thirty-nine years ago today on this date: Johnny Valentine defeated Wahoo McDaniel in Greensboro, N.C.

Thirty-eight years ago today on this date: Mr Wrestling No. 2 (Johnny Walker) defeated Nikolai Volkoff to win the Georgia heavyweight title in Atlanta.

Thirty years ago today on this date: Austin Idol defeated Stan Hansen to win the International title in Memphis, Tenn.

Forty-six years ago today on this date: Brute Bernard and Mike Paidousis defeated Fritz and Waldo Von Erich to win the American tag-team title in Dallas, Texas.

Thirty-one years ago today on this date: Jimmy Valiant defeated Ivan Koloff in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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

Forty-five years ago today on this date: Dory Funk Jr. and Terry Funk and Joe Louis defeated The Infernos and J.C. Dykes in Amarillo, Texas.

Forty-six years ago today on this date: Mario Galento defeated Louie Tillet in a cage match in Macon, Ga.

Forty-five years ago today on this date: Johnny Valentine defeated Eddie Graham in Tampa, Fla.

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