ON THIS DATE — OCTOBER 28 — MANY YEARS AGO

Posted October 28th, 2013 by 1Wrestling News Team

Oct.28

Fifty-eight years ago today on this date: Verne Gagne defeated Dick The Bruiser
in Chicago, Ill.

Twenty years ago today on this date: Terry Funk defeated Eddie Gilbert in a
Texas Death Match in Amarillo.

Forty-two years ago today on this date: Sandy Scott, Jerry Brisco and Jim Dillon
defeated Rip Hawk, Swede Hanson and Gary Hart in Norfolk, Va.

Eighteen years ago today on this date: Jesse James Armstrong and Tracy Smothers
defeated PG-13 to win the USWA tag-team title in Memphis, Tenn.

Twenty-nine years ago today on this date: The Iron Sheik defeated Rocky Johnson
in Bloomington, Minn.

Thirty-two years ago today on this date: Ric Flair defeated Mike Graham in
Miami, Fla.

Twenty-eight years ago today on this date: Gino Hernandez and Chris Adams
defeated Kerry and Kevin Von Erich in Fort Worth, Texas.

Thirty-four years ago today on this date: Johnny Weaver, Rufus R. Jones and S.D.
Jones defeated Ken Patera, Buddy Rogers and Big John Studd in Greensboro, N.C.

Thirty-four years ago today on this date: The Masked Superstar defeated Stan
Hansen in Marietta, Ga.

Thirty-six years ago today on this date: Ricky Romero defeated Ric Flair via DQ
in Lubbock, Texas.

Fifty years ago today on this date: Lou Thesz defeated Tarzan Tyler in Augusta,
Ga.

Forty-three years ago today on this date: Dory Funk Jr. defeated Jack Brisco in
Miami, Fla.

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
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