27 January 1965: Ena Sharples and Elsie Tanner clash in the street; Ena has become Elsie's new landlady and orders Elsie out of the house. Ena attacks her and smashes one of Number 11's windows with her handbag.
31 August 1965: Number 7 collapses into the street due to a faulty beam; the residents evacuate their houses.
10 May 1967: A goods train derails from the top of the viaduct on Viaduct Street, crashing into Coronation Street. Several of the residents are missing and feared dead: Jack Walker turns up unharmed, as do Lucille Hewitt and Elsie Tanner. Ena Sharples is found unconscious but alive under the rubble, as is a police officer, P.C. Jimmy Conway. Conway's girlfriend, Sonia Peters, is found dead.
4 January 1984: Elsie Tanner leaves the Street to live in Portugal with her boyfriend of the '60s, Bill Gregory; she follows a horde of departing favourites, leaving the show bereft of familiar faces in 1983 and 1984.
1 January 1990: After nine years of marriage, Deirdre Barlow rings in the New Year by throwing Ken into the street after his Christmas Eve admission of a three-month affair with secretary Wendy Crozier.
24 December 1990: Sally Webster delivers a daughter in the back of Don Brennan's taxi on the way to hospital. The baby is named Rosie because she is born on Rosamund Street.
7 April 1997: Derek Wilton dies from heart attack during a road rage incident.
8 October 1997: Don Brennan dies after crashing Alma Baldwin's car into the viaduct. His death completes a reign of terror in which he set fire to Mike Baldwin's factory and drove his taxi into the River Irwell in an attempt to kill himself and passenger Alma.
8 December 2000: After 40 hours of rehearsal, a special live episode of Coronation Street is broadcast to celebrate the programme's 40th anniversary. It is the first live episode since 1961 and features guest appearances by Prince Charles, Noddy Holder and Sir Trevor McDonald.
9 February 2004: Tracy Barlow delivers a baby girl with Roy Cropper, who believes he is the child's biological father, in attendance during labour. It is only later that Tracy reveals the child's real father is Steve McDonald. Steve's wife Karen discovers that Amy was Steve's child later at their wedding a week later.
24 November 2004: Dev Alahan's corner shops are blown up by his crazed ex-girlfriend, Maya Sharma. Dev and his wife Sunita are nearly killed in the Coronation Street shop alight, as her plan was to set the last shop on fire with them held hostage inside, so they would die. Luckily, they are rescued and Maya is sent to prison.
24 December 2004: Karen McDonald gets revenge on Tracy Barlow by driving away in her car that she won on a TV show called "Top of the Tree", unaware that Tracy's daughter Amy was in the back seat. She sets the car alight, tricking Tracy to think that Amy died in the fire. Although it turns out that Amy is alive and unharmed, leading to Karen's exit.
4 March 2005: Tommy Harris dies after being fatally hit over the head with a wrench by his 18-year-old diabetic daughter Katy, who later dies of a self-induced sugar overdose. Tommy's wife is chief suspect for his murder until she is found not guilty but she is still put in prison for pleading guilty to protect her daughter.
9 October 2006: Fred Elliott dies from a heart attack on the day of his wedding to Bev Unwin, during a visit to Audrey Roberts. After telling Audrey he will marry Bev, he collapses and dies in Audrey's hallway on his way out. Audrey is subsequently vilified as a "scarlet woman".
27 November 2006: Cilla Battersby-Brown is diagnosed with skin cancer after she finds a mole on her body. Her husband Les, son Chesney and daughter Fiz initially think that she is having an affair (due to Cilla refusing to sleep with her husband). Although she is given the all-clear she pretends that it is terminal in a bid to get enough sympathy money for a trip to Florida, however, she eventually confesses everything to Les, Chesney, Fiz and Kirk Sutherland
13 December 2006 - 1 January 2007: Violet Wilson finds she is pregnant with Jamie Baldwin's baby, but she loses the baby to an ectopic pregnancy, when she experiences bleeding, shoulder pains and collapses in agony. Violet has an emergency operation to remove both her affected fallopian tube and the baby and was told she had no chance/little chance of having children in the future, although later becomes pregnant by friend Sean Tully in late 2007.
12 January 2007: Tracy Barlow tries to murder cheating boyfriend Charlie Stubbs by hitting him twice over the head with a statue. She attempts to make the attack look like self-defense, but when Charlie later dies in hospital, she is arrested and refused bail.
26 February 2007: The street has to be evacuated when a suspected bomb is discovered in the Peacocks' back garden.
2 April 2007: After a nerve-wrecking trial, Tracy Barlow is shocked to be found guilty in court. She is sentenced to life in prison, with a minimum of 15 years before she is eligible for parole. This means that Tracy cannot be released until 2022.
18 May 2007: Claire Peacock wakes to find her baby Freddie's bedroom in flames. She is overwhelmed and knocked unconscious landing at the bottom of the stairs, but is saved by local "zero to hero" Kirk Sutherland and Jamie Baldwin. Freddie, however, is missing. It is later revealed he was taken by Casey Carswell, a friend Claire's whom she met when giving counselling. She later went on to have a brief affair with Ashley Peacock, that nearly brought about the end of the Peacocks' marriage.
4 June 2007: Paul Connor is killed in a car accident after kidnapping local escort Leanne Battersby and holding her hostage in his car boot. He skips a red light and ploughs into a lorry. Leanne suffers minor injuries and is released from hospital the next day.
17 September 2007: Bethany Platt is rushed to hospital after swallowing ecstasy tablets that uncle David has hidden in a doll. Bethany survives, but David is disowned and thrown out by the family.
19 October 2007 Rosie Webster begins an affair with her teacher John Stape who is also going out with Fiz Brown at the time. The affair is later exposed on Christmas Day 2007 and results in Kevin's arrest for assault when he beats John up.
30 December 2007: Sarah and Bethany Platt leave for Italy, so that Sarah can work for her uncle Stephen Reid. Earlier she had planted drugs on David and when she confessed this to Jason at the station he walked out on her.
4 January 2008: Liam Connor and Maria Sutherland decided to go on a New Year's mini break to the Lake District. However, while they were there Liam fell down a ravine while trying to rescue Ozzy. Maria rushed off for help in the dark, and finally made it back to the hotel they were staying at. The mountain rescue team were called and set off to find the casualty. Liam is shown raising his head to look around before the end credits, although he becomes unconscious again shortly afterwards.
14 January 2008: Ryan Connor discovers from his biological father, Nick Neeson that he is his son, after thinking Michelle Connor was his mum since he was born. In shock after hearing this, he ran away from home, leaving a frantic Michelle scared stiff for her "son's" safety.
18 January 2008: After 34 years on the show Vera Duckworth dies of heart failure. Her husband Jack, Molly Compton and Tyrone Dobbs were at The Rovers when she died. But when Jack returns later, he finds Vera in her chair and, thinking she is asleep, he talks to her normally and asks her for a cup of tea. Without a response, Jack finds that she has died.
11 February 2008: Liam Connor and Maria Sutherland marry, after which Maria has a showdown with Carla Connor in the toilets at the reception and slaps her across the face before warning her to stay away from Liam.
22 February 2008: Violet Wilson gives birth to her son, Dylan in The Rovers with proud dad Sean Tully at her side and Marcus Dent, the sonographer, delivers him. Later on Violet is taken to Weatherfield General Hospital. At the hospital with herself and her new son Dylan, both Sean and her boyfriend Jamie Baldwin are there.
30 April 2008: Maria Connor gives birth to her stillborn baby Paul Connor Jr.
28 May 2008: After chasing a gang led by Chesney's schoolmate Kenzie away from the cafe, Jerry Morton collapses from a heart attack and is rushed to hospital.
6 June 2008: Steve McDonald and Dan Mason feud in the Rovers Return, and Dan hit Steve by accident, so Steve hit Dan with a crate and threw his phone down the cellar, Steve shut the door, locking Dan in. Dan is found by Ryan Connor in the morning and is rushed to hospital.
3 September 2008: Mel Morton and her friend Abi Sharpe are attacked by a girl gang outside a bar. Abi is rushed to hospital after receiving a blow to the head with a glass bottle.
17 October 2008: Liam Connor is mowed down and killed outside a club by a driver hired by Tony Gordon whilst celebrating Tony's stag night.
6 February 2009: During a showdown at Underworld, Tony Gordon confesses to Carla Connor that he did indeed have Liam killed. Horrified, Carla makes a quick getaway, leaving Tony distraught.
9 March 2009: Ryan Connor asks Sian Powers out and she accepts. Ryan later tells her, he is interested in her, and kisses her.
13 March 2009: On the day of Steve Macdonald and Becky Granger's first wedding, Becky gets so drunk that the registrar refuses to marry them.
30 March 2009: A huge fire breaks out at the Bookies flat after a drunk Peter Barlow drops his lit cigarette to the floor leaving him and his son Simon trapped inside. As the fire brigade arrive, Luke Strong and Tony Gordon break in and rescue Peter and Simon just as the flames explode through the windows.
14 August 2009: Steve McDonald and Becky Granger are finally married at the second attempt but during the reception at The Rovers, the police raid the place searching for drugs and find them in Becky's bag (The police are unaware that they were actually planted there by Becky's ex Slug and her arch enemy DC Hooch). Becky is arrested and is forced to spend her wedding night in a police cell.
19 November 2009: After a showdown between Tony Gordon and Roy Cropper at Weatherfield Canal Tony hands himself into the police and finally confesses to having Liam Connor murdered and trying to drown Roy.
31 December 2009: On New Year's Eve when Sian Powers is supposed to be with Sophie Webster at a concert; Sian loses her virginity when she sleeps with Ryan Connor. Then they are caught by Ryan's mother Michelle and Sophie.
11 April 2010: Sian Powers' relationship with Ryan Connor hits a troubled patch when the couple have a big row and break up. An upset Sian goes to see Sophie Webster after an emotional conversation, Sophie kisses her best friend Sian. This first kiss, may develop into the show's first lesbian couple. But it has left both girls very confused, and emotionally troubled.
12 April 2010: Sophie Webster travels to Southport to talk with Sian Powers. Sian coldly tells her that, due to that kiss, she is disgusted, shocked, and most confused, and they cannot be friends anymore. There will never be anything between them. A confused Sophie is heartbroken, and returns to Weatherfield.
23 April 2010: A confused Sian Powers returns to Weatherfield to confront Sophie Webster. Since their first kiss. she has developed an attraction for Sophie, and now deeply misses her. Both girls talk through their mixed up emotions, things become clear; then Sian kisses Sophie. They now decide to be together, going out, as a couple; but in secret. The show's first lesbian couple.
10 May 2010: Blanche Hunt is laid to rest, after passing away in Portugal. Her funeral also marks the return of granddaughter Tracy Barlow.
9 June 2010: Fugitive Tony Gordon returns to the street and holds Carla Connor, Hayley Cropper and Maria Connor hostage in Underworld. He later releases Maria and Hayley, although keeps Carla hostage and sets the factory on fire. Carla manages to escape at the last minute, but Tony decides to kill himself by standing at the heart of the explosion. The factory explodes, with the residents of Weatherfield watching in horror.
17 July 2010: Sophie Webster and Sian Powers plan to go to their school prom together. For two days, Sian had debilitating stomach pains. Sophie accuses Sian of faking an illness in order to avoid going to the prom. Sian later bumps into Ryan, he arranges to go on the bus to the prom with Sian; Sophie being a committee member had to go several hours earlier. Ryan needs to impress Sian, as he is keen to win her back as his girlfriend. He is horrified when Sian collapses screaming in pain due to a ruptured appendix, at the Rosamund Street bus stop. Sian is in agony and is rushed to the hospital. Meanwhile, Sophie is waiting at the prom, for Sian. Kevin Webster arrives and tells Sophie, Sian is in hospital. A very upset and anxious Sophie has to see Sian, soonest. Sophie and her dad are told that Sian has had an operation, and everything will be fine, and she can see visitors. Sophie tells her dad she wants to be on her own with Sian. Sophie talks to a drowsy Sian, and she drifts to sleep. Sophie then checks that no one is looking, she leans towards Sian and whispers; I love you, then tenderly she kisses Sian on the lips. This is Sophie's first declaration of her love, for Sian.
2 September 2010: Sophie Webster tells Kevin and Rosie Webster she is in love with Sian Powers. Sophie and Sian are scared their parents will prevent them from seeing each other. They decide to run away to Sheffield, and live together. Eventually, they both return to Weatherfield.
31 December 2010: A murder attempt is made on Tracy Barlow, and Steve McDonald is thought to be the suspect. Meanwhile, Sophie Webster and Sian Powers sleep together for the first time, at the Websters' home. After Sophie asks Sian, "stay with me tonight, I need you. Please stay with me". Sian manages to give Sophie a slight nod to show she would. Sophie surrenders her virginity to Sian, in a night of passion.
3 January 2011: Early evening, Sally Webster catches Sophie Webster and Sian Powers in bed together, hugging and kissing. This, after Sian had been trying on a new long red dress; she had just purchased. Sally is shocked that they are having sex together. Sophie tells Sally, that Sian, is the only good thing she has, and they are both in love with each other. Sally tells Sophie to, get out the house. Both girl's go to Eileen Grimshaw house and disclose Sally had caught them "doing it", and in bed together. Both girls stay for a few days.
11 February 2011: Sian Powers leaves Weatherfield to go on holiday to Tangiers, with her mother, and her mum's boyfriend. Sophie Webster is very upset, and cries as Sian leaves Weatherfield, on the bus. Later that evening, Sophie finds a valentines card in the pocket of her jacket, she opens the card, and inside is written - "Like I'd forget Love You XXX ". Sian, had hid the card in Sophie's pocket. Later, Sophie is depressed, and not going to college, due to Sian being away, and the Websters' marriage coming apart. Sally Webster tells Sophie, the first love is always special, but don't wreck your life, by not going to college, and passing your exams. Sally expects, and sub consciously hopes her daughter's relationship with Sian, will soon fade away.
3 March 2011: Carla Connor sends Maria Connor to Frank Foster's house for a business meeting, although this ends with Frank attempting to rape Maria. The episode ends with Maria leaving in a taxi crying.
11 March 2011: Sophie Webster falls from a church roof, landing on top of a car after a heated argument with Sian Powers. The pair later reconcile at the hospital, where Sophie is in a critical condition. Sophie's parents blame Sian for the accident, but later realise she was not to blame. After her mother Sally argues with her father Kevin upon learning he knew Sophie was drunk before she fell from the church roof, but failed to act, Sian shouts at the pair. At first, they are disgusted Sian, who is a Christian like Sophie, would dare to speak to adults like that, but finally realise she is right and see sense. Sophie recovers and Sian is invited to move back in to the Webster home.
14–15 April 2011: Jim McDonald leaves Weatherfield after he rob a bank to try to buy The Rovers from his son Steve. Liz McDonald leaves shortly after she gone to live with Andy in Spain.
24 April 2011: Jamie Baldwin and Violet Wilson returned for one episode in London when Sean Tully goes to see his son, Dylan. Also, Todd Grimshaw returns to visit Eileen and Jason for Easter and they meet Todd's new boyfriend. Later, after a short confrontation with Sarah's mother, Gail McIntyre, he promises to keep in touch with her more by telephone and they hug.
12 May 2011: Dennis Tanner returns to the Street, after 43 years, after meeting Sophie Webster and Sian Powers volunteering at a soup kitchen. Some time later, after walking on the Street he spots "Dennis Tanner 1951" that he had carved into the window sill of No.11 many years before. A woman approaches him and he looks up to see Rita Sullivan, who was most surprised to see Dennis, after so many years. They immediately struck up a friendship, talking about old times in the street.
3 June 2011: John Stape's past comes back to haunt him when Chesney Brown started to ask questions about Charlotte Hoyle's death. Charlotte's mother, Dorothy, finds his drivers license and works his true identity, then John ties up Chesney and her. He goes to the factory and helps dig out Colin Fishwick, but Fiz catches him red handed. He then kidnaps his and Fiz's daughter, Hope, but when Fiz gives chase, she is run over by Owen Armstrong's van. When confessing to killing Charlotte, John hands Hope back to Fiz. Upon doing this, he stepped backwards off the roof to kill himself. Later, the audience is informed by the detective John's body has disappeared.
1 July 2011: At her 30th birthday party, Leanne Barlow discovers her biological mother is Stella Price and storms out, as Stella had abandoned her as a baby.
15 July 2011: Leanne Barlow falls down the stairs when chasing after her husband Peter Barlow following an argument. Leanne is later told that she has miscarried her baby, and that she may never be able to have biological children.
4 September 2011: After celebrating their engagement at Nick's Bistro, Carla Connor gets drunk and runs over Stella Price, before crashing into the bookies. Carla's fiancé Frank Foster was in the passenger seat at the time, but switches places with Carla, making the police think it was him. Stella is rushed to hospital and survives the accident and Frank is not arrested or charged.
19 September 2011: It is the night before Carla Connor and Frank Foster's wedding. Carla calls off the wedding because she is in love with Peter Barlow. This leads to Frank raping Carla in her flat.
24 October 2011: Sian Powers returns to Weatherfield early from a holiday in France with her mother. Sophie Webster is surprised to see Sian; and is feeling guilty for kissing Amber Kalirai on a girls night out the previous evening. Sophie tells Sian that, she loves her, wants to be with her forever, as life without her is worthless, and that she wants to marry Sian. Sian is overjoyed by this proposal of a civil partnership with Sophie.
19 December 2011: Tracy Barlow falls down the stairs after an argument with Becky McDonald. She later claims that Becky pushed her and she miscarried her twins.
24 December 2011: Seventeen-year-old Katy Armstrong goes into labour while at the annual nativity play. The baby's father, Chesney Brown, is on duty when he gets the news and manages to get to the hall, just before she is about to give birth. She gives birth to a baby boy, whom she names Joseph. The baby was delivered by Anna Windass and Chesney's sister Fiz Stape.
25 December 2011: Steve McDonald proposes to his girlfriend Tracy Barlow and asks her to move in with him, with their daughter, Amy. When Steve's ex-wife, Becky finds out about the engagement, she returns to her flat and tries to commit suicide by lighting her flat on fire. She is rescued soon after and survives the fire.
23 January 2012: Steve McDonald marries Tracy Barlow. At their wedding reception, Steve is just about to say his speech, when his ex-wife Becky, hands him an envelope, which contains Tracy's medical records. It is revealed that Tracy miscarried with her twins, the day before she fell down the stairs and blamed Becky for the miscarriage. Steve is disgusted that Tracy framed Becky as a "murderer" and leaves The Rovers. Becky goes to the airport, with Steve following her. Becky tells him she can't stay in Weatherfield and departs for Barbados, with new boyfriend Danny Stratton and his son, Billy. Steve returns to Weatherfield, heartbroken, while Becky travels first class with Danny. When he asks does she have any regrets, she informs him: "Regret's are for people on the ground. We're heading for the stars".
5 March 2012: Frank Foster takes charge of the Underworld and vows to fire all the employees, turn it into a warehouse and drive into the sunset with lover Jenny Sumner. He has now become an enemy to many of the residents. Someone has had enough and Sean Tully and Julie Carp discover Frank's lifeless body on the floor of Underworld. Sally Webster is found standing over his body but claims she wasn't capable of murder. She is just one of six suspects as the others are: Carla Connor, Frank's ex-fiancée and business partner; Peter Barlow, Carla's lover; Michelle Connor, Carla's best friend and employee of Frank's; Kevin Webster, Sally's ex-husband; and Anne Foster, Frank's mother.
19 March 2012: After Frank Foster's funeral, Sally Webster goes over to Anne Foster's to make sure she's okay and she then learns Anne murdered Frank. Sally tries to run out tripping over the carpet in the hall, hitting her head on the banister and leaving her unconscious. Anne decides not to phone an ambulance and instead packs her bags to flee the country. Carla Connor then goes over to Anne's to find out if Anne knew Frank raped Carla. Anne then admits to Carla that she overheard Frank taunting Carla in the factory the night he was murdered about how he raped her and got away with it and he might try again, she then went on to admit to Carla that she murdered Frank. Carla finds Sally upstairs and goes to phone an ambulance. Anne then threatens Carla with a knife and says she will kill her too if she phones the police. Kevin Webster then goes to Anne's as him and Sophie Webster were getting worried about Sally, he looks through a glass panel in the door and sees Anne threatening Carla with the knife and goes in the backdoor to save her. He then phones an ambulance for Sally and Anne hands herself in to the police.
16 April 2012: Street veteran; Betty Williams dies peacefully in her sleep. Terry Duckworth also returns to the Street and intends to build a strip club, he attacks his son Tommy before realising his true identity.
21 November 2012: Kirsty Soames switches the sewing machine on at Underworld while Fiz Stape is fixing and she gets her hand caught in it. She later threatens for her to leave her fiancé, Tyrone Dobbs alone.
25 December 2012: Nick Tilsley discovers that fiancée Leanne Barlow visited ex-husband Peter on the morning of their wedding, leaves her at the altar and later that evening sleeps with his sister-in-law, Kylie Platt.
10 January 2013: Nick Tilsley and Leanne Barlow finally re-marry after temporarily splitting over Christmas, but Nick's sister-in-law Kylie whom he slept with on Christmas Day discovers she is pregnant.
18 March 2013: Karl Munro sets fire to The Rovers after escaping the Full Monty concert organised by the fire service. Stella Price is saved by Karl, but falls unconscious shortly afterwards, but recovers soon after in hospital. Karl is rescued by firefighter Toni Griffiths, who dies when the roof collapses. Sunita Alahan is also left unconscious, but in a worse state.
29 March 2013: Kirsty Soames pleads guilty at Tyrone Dobbs' trial after slapping Julie Carp, because she doesn't think their daughter Ruby would be safe with her and so Tyrone would get custody of Ruby.
3 April 2013: Sunita Alahan dies in hospital after Karl Munro removes her oxygen tube because she was recovering and Karl didn't want her to tell anyone that he started the fire at The Rovers. Kirsty Soames is imprisoned for abusing Tyrone Dobbs.
5 August 2013: David Platt and Nick Tilsley are involved in a car crash after Nick finds out that David knows about him sleeping with his wife Kylie and is about to go home and tell his wife, Leanne, but David is worried that it will ruin his relationship with Kylie, so he unfastens Nick's seatbelt and causes the car to swerve and collide with a lorry. David is unharmed, but Nick is rushed to hospital in a coma.
12 August 2013: Tina McIntyre throws a glass of wine in Tracy Barlow's face after she makes snide remarks about her surrogacy battle. She then flees to the Red Rec, followed by Rita Sullivan. While searching for Tina, Rita is violently mugged by a gang of youths.
13 October 2013: Lily Platt's father is revealed to be David Platt after the DNA results come back. Nick becomes aware of this and after an argument, is threatened by David. Kylie Platt still believes that David is having an affair with Tina McIntyre.
27 May 2014: Tina McIntyre is pushed off a balcony by Rob Donovan after threatening to tell the police about his dodgy dealings with Tony Stewart. She survives the fall, but Rob beats her with a metal pipe when she refuses to keep quiet.
25 August 2014: Tyrone Dobbs falls through the loft conversion that Jason Grimshaw is working on in his house. Tyrone is rushed to hospital with a broken wrist and broken ribs.
26 September 2014: Andrea Beckett hangs from the roof of The Rovers Return as she attempts to retrieve her unhinged ex-husband, Neil Beckett. She is saved by the fire brigade, and Neil finally agrees to go through with the divorce proceedings.
19 January 2015: A minibus accident occurs when the Underworld staff are being transported to an awards' ceremony. When everybody is out of the wreckage, the vehicle falls off a cliff. The accident left Sinead Tinker with severe spinal injuries, Carla Connor with a broken leg and the other factory workers with many cuts and bruises.
13 May 2015: Liz McDonald is attacked in The Rovers by two thugs, unaware that the attack has been organised by her partner, Tony Stewart.
27 May 2015: Tracy Barlow unintentionally sets fire to the Victoria Court flats, trapping Carla Connor and her own daughter Amy Barlow. Leanne Battersby and Kal Nazir bravely enter the burning building and save Carla, before re-entering to save Amy. However, the ceiling collapses and they all become trapped. Amy and Leanne escape through the window, seconds before the building explodes, killing Kal. After uncovering Jenny Bradley's evil plans, Maddie Heath rushes to reveal all to Sophie Webster, however, a gas canister at the building yard explodes and Maddie is sent flying across the street. She later died in hospital.
1 June 2015: Michael Rodwell finally discovers that Andy Carver is not his son after he is delivered a photo album in the post. He is furious and blames his wife Gail Platt for the situation.