ON THIS DATE — OCTOBER 17 — MANY YEARS AGO …

Posted October 17th, 2013 by 1Wrestling News Team

Oct. 17

Forty-five years ago today on this date: Dusty Rhodes defeated Pat O’Connor in
Kansas City, Kan.

Forty-five years ago today on this date: Dory Funk Jr. and Terry Funk defeated
The Infernos to win the NWA world tag-team title in Amarillo, Texas.

Fourteen years ago today on this date: Chyna defeated Jeff Jarrett to win the
Iintercontinental title in Cleveland, Ohio.

Thirty-one years ago today on this date: Jimmy Valiant defeated Ivan Koloff to
win the NWA TV title in Toronto, Canada.

Forty-five years ago today on this date: Rip Hawk and Swede Hanson defeated Mr.
Wrestling (Tim Woods) and Bobby Shane in Macon, Ga.

Fifteen years ago today on this date: Rob Van Dam defeated One Man Gang in
Birmingham, Ala.

Twenty-seven years ago today on this date: Jimmy Valiant and Nelson Royal
defeated Baron Von Raschke and Shaska Whatley in Richmond, Va.

Forty-four years ago today on this date: Tex McKenzie, Louie Tillet and The
Professional defeated The Assassins and Super Pro in Atlanta, Ga.

Thirty-one years ago today on this date: Greg Gagne and Jim Brunzell defeated
Jesse Ventura and Adrian Adonis in Chicago, Ill.

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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