- 1978 - Antony Moeketsi discovers a skull.
- 1988 - Annie Sugden arrives at Crossgill Farm to discover one of the rooms on fire.
- 1995 - Luke McAllister proposes to Tina Dingle.
- 1999 - Rachel Hughes' funeral takes place.
- 2004 - Jack Sugden is shot by his own adoptive son Andy, a bullet that was meant for Andy's adoptive brother Robert. One of the police officers investigating is D.C Crowe.
- 2006 - Steph Forsythe tells her father Alan that she killed her brother Terence. When showing showing Alan where Terence was buried, they discover the body missing. Dawn Woods is released from prison.
- 2017 - Dan Spencer finds Josh Crowther unconscious on the cricket pitch. He's later arrested for the attack.
- 1983 - Lyndon Ogbourne (Nathan Wylde) born.
- 2002 - Batley the dog wins 'Best Exit' at The British Soap Awards.
- 2013 - Eden Taylor-Draper wins 'Best Young Performance' and Emmerdale Live wins 'Best Single Episode' at The British Soap Awards.
Episodes were broadcast on 18th May on the following years:
- 1970s - 1976, 1978
- 1980s - 1982, 1988, 1989
- 1990s - 1993, 1995, 1999
- 2000s - 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 (I) (II), 2007, 2009
- 2010s - 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017