- 28th January - Zak Dingle and Lisa Clegg marry.
- 29th January - Paddy Kirk asks Mandy Dingle to live with her.
- 10th February - Lord Alex Oakwell returns to the village and takes Steve Marchant, Biff Fowler and Ned Glover hostage.
- 12th February - Jed Outhwaite suffers a heart attack.
- 25th February - Chris Tate and Kelly Windsor announce to Kelly's parents Vic and Viv that she is pregnant. The news leaves Vic and Viv, especially Vic, livid.
- 24th March - Kelly Windsor falls down the stairs during a party at Home Farm after a confrontation with Kim Tate when she tries on one of Kim's dresses.
- 31st March - During an argument with her husband Tony, Becky Cairns reveals that she has been having a relationship with Zoe Tate.
- 2nd April - Dee Pollard discovers that her mother has died. She leaves her husband Eric when he admits that he has been withholding letters and phone calls from her.
- 3rd April - Lord Michael Thornfield and Lady Tara Oakwell marry.
- 7th April - Dee Pollard leaves the village and returns to the Philippines. (Final appearance of the character)
- 7th May - Steve Marchant and Kim Tate marry.
- 3rd June - Kelly Windsor discovers the truth about her mother's death.
- 16th July - Lady Tara Oakwell is shocked to discover that her father has died.
- 15th September - Kathy Glover is run over by Steve Marchant and left in a coma.
- 16th September - Alan Turner's granddaughter Tricia Stokes arrives in the village. (First appearance of the character)
- 8th October - Kathy Glover comes out of her coma.
- 20th October - The Woolpack is burned down by fireworks. Steve Marchant attempts to smother Kathy Glover with a pillow but is stopped just in time by his wife Kim.
- 27th October - Robert Sugden punches Donna Windsor for bullying his foster brother Andy Hopwood.
- 11th November - Butch Dingle marries his cousin Mandy.
- 18th November - Lord Alex Oakwell dies offscreen after falling off a roof.
- 25th November - First appearance of Bernice Blackstock.
- 3rd December - Terry Woods reveals to the Woolpack what Tricia Stokes is like, resulting in his boss (and Tricia's grandfather) Alan Turner to punch him.
- 10th December - Anya King is born to Carl and Colleen King.
- 25th December - Vic Windsor is killed in an armed robbery committed by Billy Hopwood. Lisa Dingle unexpectedly gives to a baby girl, Belle. (Final appearance of Vic Windsor and first appearance of Belle Dingle)
- 30th December - Billy Hopwood is arrested by police.
- 31st December - The funeral of Vic Windsor takes place.
Real life eventsEdit
- 13th January - Emmerdale begins filming on its new purpose-built set in the Harewood Estate.
- 12th February - the final episode of Emmerdale filmed in Esholt is transmitted.
- 19th February - the first episode of Emmerdale filmed on the new set is transmitted.
- 21st November - Thomas Atkinson (Lachlan White) born
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