Way Back When... 1985
Updated 3:51 pm, Friday, March 31, 2017
On March 31, 1985 the first WrestleMania, the biggest wrestling event from the WWE (then the WWF), takes place in Madison Square Garden in New York City.
WrestleMania is a professional wrestling pay-per-view and WWE Network event, produced annually between mid-March to early April by WWE, an American professional wrestling promotion based in Stamford, above.
WWE first produced the event in 1985 and has since produced 32 editions, with the 33 to be held in Orlando, Fla., on April 2. WrestleMania, WWE’s flagship event, is the most successful and longest-running professional wrestling event in history.