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Gatling Gun Patented (1862)

November 4

Nov 4, 1862 Dr. Richard Gatling received patent # 36,836 for his machine gun Dr. Gatling wrote; "It occurred to me that if I could invent a machine, a gun, which could by its rapidity of fire, enable one man … Continue reading

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Bill Wilson (born)

November 4

Nov. 4, 1953 1976 started shooting IPSC USPSA membership number is “CL-15” 1977 started Wilson’s Gun Shop building 1911s in Berryville, Arkansas optimized pistols with aftermarket parts from noted gunsmiths 1983 he was making his own parts 1996 began building complete … Continue reading

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