Triple H wins the 1997 King of the Ring Tournament by defeating Mankind in the finals
The Heartbreak Kid takes on Marty Janetty for the Intercontinental title, as the early stages of The Kliq begin to form behind the scenes
A shocking title change kicks off the legendary reign of 'The Greatest Intercontinental Champion of All-Time', when The Honky Tonk Man defeats Ricky Steamboat
At a WWF taping of All-Star Wrestling, pop singer Cyndi Lauper confronts Captain Lou Albano on a segment Piper’s Pit
The Iron Sheik and “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan are arrested on drug possession charges after Duggan is pulled over for suspicion of driving under the influence on the New Jersey Turnpike
Jeff Hardy makes his WWF television debut when he squares off against the 1-2-3 Kid. The match would eventually air on the June 25th episode of 'Superstars'
The WWF dedicates their entire live broadcast of Monday Night RAW to the memory of Owen Hart, who tragically fell to his death one night earlier in Kansas City
The most tragic accident in wrestling history occurs on this day, in 1999, when Owen Hart falls to his death at WWF Over the Edge in Kansas City
Captured on a simple fan cam at Madison Square Garden, it was the "impromptu goodbye" that shocked the sport.
VIDEO: Hunter Hearst Helmsley wrestles his debut match on the WWF's flagship show, looking and sounding quite a bit different than he does today