*Joe Turner passed away on February 18, 1947 in Washington D.C. at the age of 62.


Washington D.C., Wednesday, July 2, 1947
(Turner’s Arena) … Maurice LaChappelle vs. Sheik Badui … Chick Garibaldi vs. Stu Hart
… Joe Montana vs. Jim Sziskay … George Bruckman vs. Billy Darnell … (promoter:  
Gabe Menendez) … (television commentator:  Bob Wolff) … (broadcast on WTTG-
Dumont)
Note:  This marked the first time wrestling was televised in Washington.

















Research by Tim Hornbaker
November 6, 2010
Washington, D.C. Wrestling Results - 1947