This Week in History: Chyna Makes Rumble History, Chicago Street Fight, Straight Edge Head Shaving & More

Welcome to Diva Dirt’s This Week in History, where each week we’ll take a look back at some of the most memorable moments in women’s wrestling from years gone by.

So, join us in taking a trip down memory lane…

January 24th, 1999 | At the 1999 Royal Rumble, Chyna made history as the first woman to compete in the annual match. Coming in at lucky number 30 (the last entrant), Chyna was in a prime position to win the match. Unfortunately, she spent a mere 35 seconds in the ring eliminating Mark Henry before being eliminated by Steve Austin. Hey, that’s 35 seconds longer than any woman before her! We’re just thinking of it in a “glass half full” kind of way..

What are your memories of this classic moment? Tell us in the comments…

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