- 1940 - Jarvis Skelton born.
- 1968 - Emma Barton born.
- 1987 - Jackie Merrick and Kathy Bates's court case takes place. They are both acquitted of their assault charges.
- 1994 - Shirley Turner is taken hostage by Reg Dawson and his gang. One of the raiders, John Francis, is seriously injured after crashing his car.
- 2006 - Jean Hope and Terry Woods are arrested for lewd behaviour.
- 2001 - Clive Hornby wins 'Hero of the Year' and Andy Sugden burning the barn wins 'Spectacular Scene of the Year' at The British Soap Awards.
- 2007 - Eden Taylor-Draper wins 'Best Dramatic Performance for a Young Actor or Actress' and The House Collapse wins 'Spectacular Scene of the Year' at The British Soap Awards.
Episodes were broadcast on 23rd May on the following years:
- 1970s - 1977
- 1980s - 1981, 1983, 1987, 1988
- 1990s - 1992, 1994, 1998
- 2000s - 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009
- 2010s - 2010, 2011 (I) (II), 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017