- 1974 - Ruth Merrick arrives in the village without her husband or children.
- 1986 - Alan Turner collapses from shock when a bird scarer causes Home Farm to shake violently, also resulting in the house suffering from structural damage.
- 1993 - Robert Sugden falls into a river and is rescued by Michael Feldmann.
- 1997 - Dave Glover's funeral takes place.
- 2005 - Tom King returns to Holdgate Farm. Ethan Blake visits Steph Stokes in prison.
- 2009 - Jimmy King is accidentally shot in the bum by Richard Montclare, when he goes to confront Rodney Blackstock; Rodney was supposedly having an affair with Richard's wife Pam.
- 2011 - Lisa Dingle confesses to Debbie Dingle she was raped, but refuses to say who her attacker is.
- 2014 - Ruby Haswell suffers an ectopic pregnancy and has a miscarriage.
- 2015 - Cain Dingle is diagnosed with a post-traumatic intracranial aneurysm; a result of his attack in 2011.
- 2016 - Adam Barton and Kirin Kotecha are both told that Kirin is the father of Johnny Woodfield. Meanwhile, Ashley Thomas breaks the news of his dementia to his kids which also leads to Bernice White, Marlon Dingle and Nicola King all finding out as well.
Episodes were broadcast on 7th January on the following years:
- 1970s - 1974, 1975
- 1980s - 1986, 1988
- 1990s - 1992, 1993, 1997, 1998, 1999
- 2000s - 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009
- 2010s - 2010 (I) (II), 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016 (I) (II)