Discover the important events that occurred on this date in the lucha libre history
1978: Canek won the Mexican National Light Heavyweight Championship after beating Dr. Wagner at El Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City.
1983: Ringo Mendoza won the NWA World Light Heavyweight Championship for the first-time in his career after beating El Faraon in Guadalajara, Jalisco.
1998: Rey Mysterio won the WCW Cruiserweight Championship for the third-time in his career after beating the Legends of Lucha Libre superstar Juventud Guerrera at the episode 2 of WCW Thunder at the Lakeland Civic Center in Lakeland, Florida.
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