- 19th February - Minnie Caldwell absconds when Ena Sharples tackles Dave Smith about Minnie's gambling debts. Minnie is later admitted to hospital after sleeping rough.
- 10th March - Gordon Clegg tells his fiancée Lucille Hewitt that he won't marry her.
- 1st September - On their wedding day, Albert Tatlock and Alice Pickins mutually agree not to marry after all.
- 15th October - Mark Casey is born.
- 29th October - After a visit to the Lake District, the residents' coach crashes, and several people are injured. Driver Reg Ellis is killed.
- 12th November - Elsie Tanner goes to court for shoplifting, but the case is dropped to due lack of evidence.
- 17th November - Bernard and Sandra Butler move into 11 Coronation Street to give aunt Elsie company.
- 20th November - Jesse Chadwick is born.
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