Coronation Street historyEdit
- 1924 - Chalkie Whitely is born.
- 1960 - Ena Sharples collapses during an argument with Leonard Swindley. First appearance of Lucille Hewitt.
- 1966 - Ena Sharples finds out about her daughter Vera Lomax's incurable brain tumour.
- 1970 - Joe Donelli shoots himself inside No.5.
- 1987 - Hilda Ogden agrees to move to Hartington to keep house for Doctor Lowther.
- 1990 - Alf Roberts is made President of the Weatherfield Association of Retail Traders and Stockholders (WARTS).
- 2007 - Sarah Grimshaw successfully makes it look like half-brother David Platt has been taking ecstasy. No-one believes David's denials and Stephen Reid withdraws his job offer.
- 2009 - After a row with her boyfriend Jason Grimshaw, Tina McIntyre meets Nick Tilsley at a bar and they kiss. Unbeknownst to Tina, Nick is the half-brother of her ex-boyfriend David Platt.
- 2015 - Rob Donovan tells Tracy Barlow he's being released early and asks for another start with her. She agrees. Rob calls Robert Preston and asks to see him.
- 2017 - A wounded Billy Mayhew tells Peter Barlow that he was involved in the car crash which killed Peter's twin sister Susan sixteen years ago.
- 1938 - John Quayle (Anthony Stephens) is born.
- 1939 - Malcolm Hebden (Norris Cole) is born.
- 1976 - Christabel Finch (the first actress to portray Tracy Barlow) is born.
- 1979 - Daniel Brocklebank (Billy Mayhew) is born.
- 2012 - Daphne Oxenford (Esther Hayes) dies.
Episodes were broadcast on 21st December on the following years:
- 1960s - 1960, 1964, 1966
- 1970s - 1970, 1977
- 1980s - 1981, 1983, 1987, 1988
- 1990s - 1990, 1992, 1994, 1997, 1998
- 2000s - 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009 (I) (II)
- 2010s - 2012, 2015 (I) (II)