- 1973 - A girl named Jenny is rushed to hospital after she is accidentally buried at the dig.
- 1980 - Harry Moore suffers a fatal heart attack after a disagreement with Donald Hinton.
- 1997 - Ron Hudson dies from Huntington's disease.
- 2001 - Donna Windsor and Marc Reynolds are caught sleeping together by Donna's mother Viv.
- 2003 - Charity Tate tells Chris Tate that Debbie Jones's father is Cain Dingle.
- 2004 - The Storm wins 'Spectacular Scene of the Year', Mark Charnock wins 'Best Dramatic Performance' and Sheree Murphy wins 'Best Exit' at The British Soap Awards.
- 2010 - Bill Lyons wins a 'Special Achievement Award' at The British Soap Awards.
Episodes were broadcast on 8th May on the following years:
- 1970s - 1973, 1979
- 1980s - 1980, 1984, 1986
- 1990s - 1990, 1997, 1998
- 2000s - 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
- 2010s - 2012, 2013, 2014 (I) (II), 2015, 2017