Ultimate History of Pro Wrestling - A Time Line of Every Major Event in Pro Wrestling History - 1903
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.
02-22-1903: Tom Jenkins defeats Frank Gotch in two straight falls in Cleveland, OH in a match that went over and hour and a half.
04-03-1903: Tom Jenkins defeats Dan McLeod in Buffalo, NY to win the American title.
04-08-1903: The National Police Gazette world lightweight champion George Bothner defeats Tom Riley in New York.
05-02-1903: Buttan Singh defeats Gunga Brahm in Melbourne, Australia for the Australian title.
10-05-1903: Frank Gotch defeats Farmer Burns in Bellingham, Washington.
11-14-1903: Frank Gotch defeats Farmer Burns in Whatcomb, Washington.
12-1903: Frank Gotch defeats Dan McLeod in Seattle, WA.
12-11-1903: Frank Gotch defeats Farmer Burns in Bellingham, WA.
1903 (unspecified): William Muldoon donates a lot of land which included buildings to St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church. The land contained the original barn where Muldoon had trained boxing champion John L. Sullivan.
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