This Date in Pro Wrestling History (May 5): 75 years worth of memorable moments
Cageside Seats - almost 4 years
¡ Es hora de Cinco de Mayo, Cagesiders, para hablar sobre lo que ocurrió en esta fecha en la historia de lucha Pro! Today we are going to do something a little bit different in your This Date in Pro Wrestling History post since it's a holiday, but mostly just because a lot of noteworthy things have happened on this date in the world of wrestling.
With that in mind, here are the top stories worth remembering from May 5th over the past 75 years --
May 5, 1939
Cowboy Bill Watts is born William F. Watts, Jr. in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
He grows up to become an NWA, Mid-South & WWWF legend, as well as a WWE Hall of Famer and the former owner/promoter of Mid-South Wrestling and the UWF. Watts was also the proud father of former WCW & TNA star, Erik Watts.
Titles held by Cowboy Bill Watts:
AWA (Boston) United States Heavyweight Champion
MSW North American Heavyweight Champion
Additional Heavyweight Championships in: NWA Florida, Southern (Florida), Gulf
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