- 1983 - Edward Ruskin leaves the village.
- 1990 - Frank and Kim Tate discover their barn conversion on fire.
- 1994 - Viv Windsor's ex-husband and Scott Windsor's father Reg Dawson and his gang rob the post office, kidnap Viv and cause an explosion. Alan Turner is shot during the process.
- 2001 - Cain Dingle slaps Charity Dingle during an argument. Carol Wareing reveals Viv Windsor is 45, not 39 as she claims.
- 1922 - Kevin Laffan (creator of Emmerdale) born.
- 1955 - Amanda Wenban (Angharad McAllister) born.
- 2014 - The Woolpack siege and flood wins 'Spectacular Scene of the Year' at The British Soap Awards.
Episodes were broadcast on 24th May on the following years:
- 1970s - 1977, 1979
- 1980s - 1983, 1984, 1989
- 1990s - 1990, 1994
- 2000s - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
- 2010s - 2011, 2012 (I) (II), 2013, 2016, 2017