TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY…. MAY 23: The Death of Owen Hart

 

Owen James Hart

 

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May 7, 1965 – May 23, 1999 

On May 23, 1999. WWF wrestler Owen Hart died when an equipment malfunction occurred during his entrance from the rafters of Kemper Arena in Kansas City, at the WWF’s Over the Edge pay-per-view event. He is considered by many of his peers to be one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time.

He was 34 years old.

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