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Hart, Owen James

Born: 1965 AD
Died: 1999 AD
Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Professional Wrestler

1965 – Born on May 7th in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. An American wrestler who was fatally injured during the filming of Over the Edge, a WWF pay-per-view special being held at the Kemper Arena in Kansas City.

 

1989 – Married to Martha Hart on July 1st.

 

1994 – Owen was one of the best wrestlers in the business and his major accomplishments include being the King of the Ring, former Intercontinental Champion, former European Champion, and co-holder of the Tag Team Championship.

 

1998 – His autobiography Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows was published.

 

1999 – He died from an accidental fall while wrestling. A cable that was intended to lower him gracefully down to the ring failed to hold, and Hart fell 70 feet and hit his head on a turnbuckle. Eventually he died at the hospital on May 23rd.