Flashback: What Happened on April 30, ....
• 1920 Hugh Bragg was executed by hanging at the West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville (Marshall County) for a murder committed in Webster County.
• 1927 Coal mine explosion at Everettville, Monongalia County, killed 97. Mine owned by the New England and Transportation Company.
• 1943 After their contract expired, UMW coal miners went on strike nationally.
• 1965 A coal mine gas explosion at the No. 9 mine of Mountaineer Coal Company at Farmington, Marion County, killed 4.