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Apr 20, 1863

President Lincoln issued proclamation in 60 days West Virginia would be a state

1863

Melodrama East Lynne written

Other events that happened on or around 1863

1891

WVU Mountaineers played first football game against University of Pittsburgh

Other events that happened on or around 1891

Jun 20, 1962

Harry S. Truman visited Charleston

Apr 06, 1963

Centennial sports banquet held at Charleston Civic Center

Apr 20, 1963

Special ceremonial session of legislature held in Wheeling

Apr 25, 1963

The Forum of the Future commemorated the Centennial

Jun 20, 1963

West Virginia celebrated its Centennial

Other events that happened on or around June 20, 1963

Sep 02, 1963

Centennial exhibits train ended in South Charleston

1963

The Rhododendron riverboat took Pitt Panthers to play Mountaineers

1963

The Centennial year closed and virtually all elements of the program had been successfully completed

Other events that happened on or around 1963


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