Ultimate History of Pro Wrestling - A Time Line of Every Major Event in Pro Wrestling History - 1811

By: Karl Stern (@dragonkingkarl, @wiwcool, karl@whenitwascool.com)

Much of the text of this entry comes from issue 82 of the DragonKing Press Newsletter available as a downloadable .pdf in the digital downloads section.


1811:  12,000 spectators at an annual horse race in Carlisle, England also see wrestling matches as part of the event.  The first prize was won by Thomas Nicholson of Threlkeld.

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Excerpt from The Monthly Magazine or British Register

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