John Wayne “Duke” (72) Born

John Wayne “Duke”
American film actor, director, and producer.

Born: May 26, 1907
Died: June 11, 1979

Between 1949 and 1973
Wayne was in more than 169 feature length films

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Nikolay Makarov (74) Born

Nikolay Fyodorovich Makarov
(Никола́й Фёдорович Мака́ров)
May 22, 1914 – May 13, 1988

Designer of Makarov Pistol

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#RussianGuns


NRA Cincinnati Revolt (1977)

Today in 1977, membership of the NRA voted out the old board, and changed the direction of the organization

#NRA #CincinnatiRevolt
#ThoseWhoActChangeTheFuture

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Firearm Owners Protection Act (1986)

Firearm Owners Protection Act
May 19, 1986

United States federal law that revised the Gun Control Act of 1968. – Banned the sale & manufacture of Full Auto (NFA) weapons after the date of enactment May 19, 1986 – Ended record keeping on ammunition sales
– “Safe passage” provision allows travel with firearms through states w/ strict gun control laws
– Forbid the U.S. Government or any agency of it, from keeping any records linking non-NFA firearms to their owners
– Records of NICS Check are legally required to be destroyed after 24 hours

It was NOT all bad, but the #HughesAmendment certainly was

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Armed Forces Day (1949)

pay tribute to men and women who serve in the United States’ Armed Forces
Today is Armed Forces Day! President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country.
The single day celebration stemmed from the unification of the Armed Forces under the Department of Defense.
#ArmedForcesDay
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Gun Owners Protection Act (1986) became effective

Never forget
Fight for change

Today was the date the Hughes Amendment to the 1986 Gun Owners Protection Act became effective.
The amendment effectively prohibited new manufacture of machine guns by private citizen in the United States

This WILL be reversed, WHEN we demand it

#GunsAreOurCivilRight
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Russia Sends 100,000 AK47 to Venezuela (2005)

May 17, 2005
Russia and Venezuela signed a contract for 100,000 Russian assault rifles to be provided to the South American nation.

Am I the only one that wants a Venezuelan AK ?

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#AK47BuyersGuide


United States v Miller (1939)

United States v Miller
May 15, 1939

The United States Supreme Court decided today, in 1939, that the 1934 National Firearms Act does not violate the 2nd Amendment

Since then, this decision has been used to validate most federal level gun control legislation

Do your own research on the Miller decision.
Learn, then act. Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it

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#GunHistory #FirearmsLaws #LearnOurPast#MillerDecision #2ndAmendment


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Nikolay Makarov (74) Died

Nikolay Fyodorovich Makarov
(Никола́й Фёдорович Мака́ров)
May 22, 1914 – May 13, 1988

Designer of Makarov Pistol

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#RussianGuns


US Senate Rejected Background Checks at Gun Shows (1999)

May 12, 1999

US Senate rejected 51 to 47 a Democratic proposal that would have required background checks for firearms sales at gun-shows.

Now, 18 years later, we are under this attack again, but Washington, Oregon and Nevada have already fallen to un-nessessary infringement

Learn our past, fight

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#WTFNevada



Gun Show Bill REJECTED
May 12, 1999

US Senate rejected 51 to 47 a Democratic proposal that would have required background checks for firearms sales at gun-shows.
A GOP proposal for voluntary checks passed 53 to 45.

Military Spouse Appreciation Day

 to acknowledge the contributions and sacrifices of the spouses of
the U.S. Armed Forces
Today is National Military Spouse Appreciation Day! The Green Beret Foundation is sincerely appreciative of Special Forces spouses, or as we call them, Steel Mags. Steel Mags are tough, resilient, focused, caring, resourceful, dependable women who serve to strengthen the Special Forces Regiment and the Green Berets they love, while empowering each other.
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V-E Day (1945)

Victory in Europe Day

V-E Day May 8, 1945
celebrated on May 8th

Today marks the formal acceptance of Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender
This marked the end of World War II in Europe.

#ThankAVet
#NeverForget #TeachHistoryToKids#ThoseWhoForgetItWillReliveIt
#RecordYourGrandparentsStorysToday


Hudson Maxim (74) Died

Hudson Maxim
(February 3, 1853 – May 6, 1927)
Invented Smokeless Gun Powder (in the USA) in 1890

*Brother of the Machine Gun Inventor
**Uncle of the Suppressor Inventor
***No left hand (he blew it off inventing explosives)

#SmokelessPowder
#GunPowder
#Maxim


Gun Websites on Facebook (2009)

May 3rd, 2009

our anniversary on Facebook …

We dont get a lot of response over there.. wondering how many IG folks use FB.. Let us know in the comments if YOU use FB

Thanks to all who participate and support our websites and projects online !

#TacticalThankYou
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Calamity Jane (51) Born

Calamity Jane
May 1, 1852 – August 1, 1903

American frontierswoman and professional scout and acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok

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#CowboyGuns
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