Rhyno and Heath Slater become the first-ever SmackDown Tag Team Champions at WWE Backlash 2016
During the finals of the inaugural SmackDown Tag Team Championship tournament, Rhyno and Heath Slater shock themselves and the world by defeating The Usos.10/05/2017 - 17:15
Go behind the scenes of WWE Backlash 2017 in slow-motion: WWE.com Exclusive, May 22, 2017 Get an exclusive slow-motion look at WWE Superstars as they prepare to compete at WWE Backlash 2017 inside Chicago's Allstate Arena. 05/22/2017 - 13:51
Jinder Mahal's first message as new WWE Champion: WWE.com Exclusive, May 21, 2017 Following his huge upset over Randy Orton at WWE Backlash, "The Modern Day Maharaja" issues a bold statement to the WWE Universe. 05/21/2017 - 23:55
The Usos aren't into playing games: WWE.com Exclusive, May 21, 2017 SmackDown Tag Team Champions Jimmy & Jey Uso explain why they're the anthesis of Breezango at WWE Backlash 2017. 05/21/2017 - 22:53
AJ Styles questions his future status: WWE.com Exclusive, May 21, 2017 After a disappointing count-out loss to U.S. Champion Kevin Owens at WWE Backlash 2017, a pained AJ Styles is uncertain about his readiness to compete. 05/21/2017 - 22:51
Shinsuke Nakamura educates Dolph Ziggler: WWE.com Exclusive, May 21, 2017 After defeating The Showoff at WWE Backlash 2017, Shinsuke Nakamura is brimming with confidence. 05/21/2017 - 21:32
Dolph Ziggler makes it clear how he plans to overcome Shinsuke Nakamura: WWE.com Exclusive, May 21, 2017 The Showoff shares his personal strategy for defeating The Artist known are Shinsuke Nakamura later tonight at WWE Backlash, streaming live on WWE Network. 05/21/2017 - 16:15
Becky Lynch greets the WWE Universe outside Chicago's Allstate Arena ahead of WWE Backlash: WWE.com Exclusive, May 21, 2017 The Irish Lass Kicker spends quality time with the fans en route to her Six-Women Tag Team Match against the "Welcoming Committee" tonight at WWE Backlash. 05/21/2017 - 15:58
Charlotte Flair is all smiles en route to WWE Backlash: WWE.com Exclusive, May 21, 2017 The Queen greets the WWE Universe as she prepares to team up with SmackDown Women's Champion Naomi and Becky Lynch against the "Welcoming Committee" tonight at WWE Backlash, streaming live on WWE Network. 05/21/2017 - 15:53
Also in 2004
March 30, 2006
The following events also occurred in 2004...
- A 9.0 earthquake rocked the Indian Ocean and created devastating tsunamis that killed at least 220,000 people from Thailand to Somalia.
- Former president Ronald Reagan died at his California home nearly 10 years after announcing he had Alzheimer's disease.
- 1994 Nobel Peace Prize winner Yasser Arafat died in a Paris hospital on Nov. 11.
- The Boston Red Sox broke the Curse of the Bambino and defeated their arch rivals, the New York Yankees, en route to the World Series where they swept the St. Louis Cardinals.
- It was the year of sequels as Spider-Man 2 and Shrek 2 ruled the box office.
- The New England Patriots won their second Super Bowl in three years.
- The issue of steroids plagues Major League Baseball.
- Smarty Jones failed to capture the Triple Crown.
- The Indiana Pacers and Detroit Pistons engaged in one of the biggest brawls in NBA history, as Pacers players Ron Artest, Jermaine O'Neal and Stephen Jackson were all handed huge suspensions for fighting with the Detroit fans.