On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1985

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope John Paul II proclaims first ever World Youth Day

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonathan Groff, American actor (Hamilton, Frozen), born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Person of interestKeira Knightley

Keira Knightley, English actress (Bend It Like Beckham, Pirates of the Caribbean), born in London, England

  • Prosper Utseya, Zimbabwean cricket captain, born in Harare, Zimbabwe
1985 Highlights

About March 26, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries