Ultimate History of Pro Wrestling - A Time Line of Every Major Event in Pro Wrestling History - 1873
By: Karl Stern (@wiwcool)
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.
1873 (unspecified): The first recorded masked wrestler, named appropriately enough, The Masked Wrestler, debuts in Paris, France. He was Thiebaud Bauer.
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