- 1939 - Tom King is born.
- 1976 - Jack Sugden returns to Rome.
- 1978 - Will Coulter attacks Pam Coulter, leaving her hospitalised.
- 1982 - Emmerdale Farm's cattle stampede, destroying a fence and killing one of the cattle.
- 1989 - Sandie Merrick leaves the village.
- 1993 - First appearance of Shirley Foster.
- 1999 - Graham Clark proposes to Rachel Hughes, but later she figures out Graham killed his previous wife and made it look like suicide. When she confronts him over this, Graham kills her by pushing her off a cliff.
- 2000 - Nellie Dingle returns to Ireland.
- 2004 - Carlos Diaz returns as one of the caterers at the Kings party. Sadie King pushes Charity Tate down the stairs at Holdgate Farm.
- 2005 - Katie Sugden leaves the village after growing sick and tired of all the arguments in the Sugden family.
- 2012 - Cain Dingle rescues a confused Zak Dingle from falling off a cliff and takes him to hospital.
- 2016 - Gordon Livesy is sentenced to 18 years in prison after being found guilty of sexual assaulting his son Aaron.
- 2017 - Rhona Goskirk tells Vanessa Woodfield that her husband Pierce Harris raped her on their wedding day after Rhona destroys her house.
Episodes were broadcast on 11th May on the following years:
- 1970s - 1976, 1978
- 1980s - 1982, 1988, 1989
- 1990s - 1993, 1995, 1999
- 2000s - 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
- 2010s - 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017 (I) (II), 2018