- 1955 - Shelly Williams born.
- 1976 - Martin Gimbel holds Rosemary Kendall prisoner inside Emmerdale Farm, but she is rescued by Mel Openshaw.
- 1993 - Following a period of poor health, Meg Armstrong dies of a stroke.
- 1995 - Terry Woods and his wife Britt become new managers of the Woolpack.
- 1999 - Tricia Stokes and Mandy Dingle have a mud fight outside the Woolpack, which is broken up by Tricia's furious grandfather Alan Turner.
- 2000 - Kelly Windsor confesses to husband Roy Glover that she had an affair with her half-brother, Scott.
- 2001 - Bob Hope proposes to Viv Windsor.
- 2005 - Shelley Williams returns to the village.
- 2009 - Lexi Nicholls proposes to Carl King.
- 2017 - Chrissie White falls over a banister and onto a glass table during a brief struggle with her sister Rebecca. Chrissie's son Lachlan is sentenced to five months imprisonment for perverting the course of justice.
- 1942 - Jean Rogers, the second Dolly Skilbeck, is born
- 1963 - Stephen McGann (Sean Reynolds) born.
- 1971 - Glenda McKay (Rachel Hughes) born.
- 2011 - Emmerdale wins 'Best Soap or Continuing Drama' at the Broadcast Awards.
Episodes were broadcast on 2nd February on the following years:
- 1970s - 1976, 1978
- 1980s - 1982, 1984, 1989
- 1990s - 1993, 1995, 1999
- 2000s - 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
- 2010s - 2010, 2011, 2012 (I) (II), 2015, 2016, 2017 (I) (II), 2018