ON THIS DATE … OCTOBER 24TH … MANY YEARS AGO …

Posted October 24th, 2013 by 1Wrestling News Team

Oct. 24

Forty-nine years ago today on this date: Lou Thesz defeated Johnny Valentine in
Detroit, Mich.

Thirty-four years ago today on this date: Bruiser Brody defeated Mark Lewin in
Dallas, Texas.

Thirty years ago today on this date: Bret Hart defeated Archie Gouldie (aka The
Mongolian Stomper) via DQ in a chain match in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Thirty-three years ago today on this date:The Freebirds (Michael Hayes, Terry
Gordy and Buddy Roberts) defeated Kevin Sullivan, Jack Brisco and Mike Graham in
Atlanta, Ga.

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

Thirty-eight years ago today on this date: Jerry Brisco, Bob Orton Jr. and Bobo
Brazil defeated Rip Hawk, Luke Graham and Nikolai Volkoff in Atlanta, Ga

Twenty-two years ago today on this date: Ric Flair defeated Roddy Piper in
Sacramento, Calif.

Fifty-seven years ago today on this date: Fred Blassie defeated Wild Bull Curry
to win the Southern heavyweight title in Atlanta, Ga.

Forty years ago today on this date: The Great Malenko defeated Dusty Rhodes in a
Russian Chain Match in Miami Beach, Fla.

Forty-seven years ago today on this date: George Becker and Johnny Weaver
defeated The Masked Red Demons (Billy and Jimmy Hines) in Charlotte, N.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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