Flashback: What Happened on July 13, ....
• 1887 Trustees of the Methodist Conference chose Buckhannon, Upshur County, as the site of its Conference Seminary. This later became West Virginia Wesleyan College.
• 1948 UMW coal miners went on strike at the DuPont plant at Belle, Kanawha County.
• 1984 Two striking employees were hit by automobiles while marching on the picket line at the Heartland Nursing Home in Beckley (Raleigh County).