Roy E. Weatherby (77) Died

Roy E. Weatherby
(September 4, 1910 – April 4, 1988)
age 77
Roy founded Weatherby, Inc. In 1945

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Yisrael Galil (72) Died

Yisrael Galil
Jan 1, 1923 – Mar 9, 1995

Best known for inventing the Galil rifle. He also helped create the Uzi

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Yevgeny Dragunov – Born

Yevgeny Fyodorovich Dragunov (71)
(Евге́ний Фёдорович Драгуно́в)
Born Feb 20, 1920 – Aug 4, 1991

1939 – Began military service
1959 – Dragunov submitted his design for the SVD
1963 – SVD accepted into Soviet military service

Hiram Percy Maxim (66) Died

Hiram Percy Maxim
Sept 2, 1869 – Feb 17, 1936 
age 66

* He was the son of Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor of the Maxim Machine gun


  • Hiram Percy Maxim patented a suppressor for firearms in 1908 Also invented a muffler for gasoline engines.
  • Maxim created the ARRL in 1914 to pass messages via amateur radio, allowing them to travel farther than any single station’s reach.
  • Maxim founded the Amateur Cinema League in 1926#Suppressor #StopTheNoise #QuietLife #CanLifestyle

Sir Hiram Maxim (76) Born

Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim
(Feb 5, 1840 – Nov 24, 1916)

Invented the Maxim Gun
In 1883: the first recoil-operated machine gun

* Father of Suppressor Inventor
** Brother of Smokeless Gun Powder Inventor
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Hudson Maxim (74) Born

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)

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