- 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 which injures Joe Sugden. 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.
- 2005 - Cain Dingle kills Sadie King's dog, Damon.
- 2012 - Val Pollard returns after three months in Portugal.
- 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, 2018 (I) (II)