Flashback: What Happened on July 19, ....
• 1839 A post office was established at Ravenswood, Jackson County.
• 1961 Areas around Charleston were hit by flash floods, killing twenty-two people.
• 1973 United States Department of Education selected West Virginia as one of twenty-three states to participate in the Right to Read program.
• 1992 Democratic nominee for president Bill Clinton and vice presidential nominee Albert Gore spoke to a large crowd in Weirton, Hancock County.