The following is a listing of events that Bob Backlund has participated in.
- Kuwaiti Cup Tournament 1996-Savio Vega defeated Bob Backlund in the first round of the tournament
- February 20, - WWWF event at Madison Square Garden in New York: Bob Backlund defeated WWWF Heavyweight Champion Superstar Billy Graham to win the championship
- January 16, - WWF event at the Spectrum in Philadelphia: WWF Heavyweight Champion Bob Backlund defeated Greg Valentine in a cage match to retain the championship
- May 23, - WWF event at Madison Square Garden in New York: WWF Heavyweight Champion Bob Backlund defeated Sgt. Slaughter by disqualification
- December 26, - WWF event at Madison Square Garden in New York: The Iron Sheik defeated WWF Heavyweight Champion Bob Backlund by submission to win the championship
January - Bob Backlund makes a 1 night return at the Royal Rumble.