Discover the important events that occurred on this date in the lucha libre history
1944: El Santo won the Jack O’Brien‘s hair in a Mask Vs. Hair Match at Arena Coliseo in Mexico City.
1974: Lucha Libre AAA founder Antonio Peña debuted as a professional wrestler as El Genio.
1979: Astro Rey won the Mexican National Light Heavyweight Championship after beating Dos Caras at El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos in Naucalpan, Estado de Mexico.
1995: Eddie Guerrero won the ECW World Television Championship after beating 2 Cool Scorpio at the ECW Three Way Dance event at the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
2011: Ultimo Guerrero & Rey Escorpion won the 17th edition of the CMLL La Gran Alternativa Tournament after beating Mascara Dorada & Metal Blaco (Triton) at Arena Mexico in Mexico City.
2016: La Mascara won the CMLL World Light Heavyweight Championship after beating Angel de Oro at Arena Mexico in Mexico City.
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