Coronation Street historyEdit
- 1969 - Lucille Hewitt goes to Ireland to get away from Ray Langton (In reality actress Jennifer Moss went on maternity leave).
- 1976 - Gail Potter is shocked to be cited in Doreen Thornley's divorce petition after her affair with Doreen's husband Roy.
- 1980 - Martin Cheveski takes a fancy to Karen Oldfield, the new girl employed at Baldwin's Casuals.
- 1982 - Maggie Dunlop breaks the news to Mike Baldwin that she is pregnant.
- 1995 - Nick Platt discovers that Grandmother Ivy Brennan has left him No.5 in her will.
- 1997 - Zoe Tattersall goes into premature labour as a result of her drinking.
- 2000 - Doreen Horton snatches Tommy Duckworth from his grandparents.
- 2003 - Depressed over Tracy Preston's actions, Roy Cropper attempts suicide.
- 2004 - Karen McDonald's estranged mother dies.
- 2014 - Tyrone Dobbs is injured when he falls through some unsafe floorboards in the loft of No. 9 installed by Gary Windass on the instructions of Todd Grimshaw.
- 1931 - Bryan Mosley (Alf Roberts) is born.
- 1960 - Coronation Street is formally commissioned as a series by the senior management of Granada Television.
- 1976 - Holly Chamarette (the second actress to portray Tracy Barlow) is born.
Episodes were broadcast on 25th August on the following years:
- 1960s - 1965, 1969
- 1970s - 1971, 1975, 1976
- 1980s - 1980, 1982, 1986
- 1990s - 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999
- 2000s - 2000, 2002, 2003 (I) (II), 2004, 2006, 2008 (I) (II)
- 2010s - 2011, 2014 (I) (II), 2017 (I) (II)