On this day in pro wrestling history: Hulk Hogan & Eddie Guerrero win gold at '02 Backlash, Giant Baba takes 1st ever Champion Carnival tourney
By Brian Hoops, WrestlingObserver.com
1966 – In Kansas City, Missouri; Bob Geigel & Bob Brown defeated The Mongolian Stomper & Jerry Kozak in a 2 out of 3 falls match.
1967- In Winnipeg; AWA World Tag Team Champions Harley Race and Larry Hennig defeated Verne Gagne and Don Leo Jonathon in a 2 out of 3 falls match to retain the titles.
1973 – Giant Baba defeated Mark Lewin in the finals of the first ever All Japan Pro Wrestling Champion Carnival tournament.
1979 – Mike George defeated Jerry Stubbs in New Orleans, Louisiana for the Mid-South Wrestling Louisiana Heavyweight Title.
1980 – Ken Patera defeated Pat Patterson for the WWF Intercontinental Title in Madison Square Garden in New York City.
1984 – Ricky Steamboat defeated Dick Slater for the United States Heavyweight Title in Greensboro, North Carolina
2002 – At WWE Backlash in Kansas Ciy, Hulk Hogan defeated Triple H to capture the Undisputed WWF World Heavyweight Title and Eddie Guerrero defeated Rob Van Dam to win the Intercontinental Title.
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