Carl Walther (born)

Carl Walther
Nov 22, 1858 – July 9, 1915

1886 founded the firm of Carl Walther GmbH, (Walther)
1908 Germany Model 1 (.25acp)

David “Carbine” Marshall Williams (born)

David “Carbine” Marshall Williams
Nov 13, 1900 – Jan 8, 1975

floating chamber and the short-stroke piston

Colt Manufacturing Company, U.S. Ordnance Department, Remington Arms, Winchester Repeating Arms

Jonathan Browning (Born)

Jonathan Browning
October 22, 1805 – June 21, 1879
American inventor/ gunsmith

born in Tennessee
producing firearms independently by 1831
living in Quincy, Illinois
invented a “sliding breech” repeating rifle also called a Harmonica gun between 1834 and 1842

Annie Oakley – Born

Annie Oakley
born Phoebe Ann Mosey
August 13, 1860 – November 3, 1926

“Miss Annie Oakley”, “Little Sure Shot”, “Little Miss Sure Shot”

She hit 100 clay targets in a row from 16 yards  at age 62 in a 1922

Oakley’s personal possessions, performance memorabilia, and firearms are on permanent exhibit in the Garst Museum and the National Annie Oakley Center in Greenville, Ohio

Oakley believed that women should learn to use a gun for the empowering image that it gave

James Paris Lee – Born

James Paris Lee – (72)
August 9, 1831 – February 24, 1904

Inventor invented action and magazine used in Lee–Metford and Lee–Enfield

1843 – built his first gun at the age of 12

1861 – Developed a breech loading cartridge conversion for the Springfield musket  Model 1861
Acquired a contract for 1,000 rifles from the US Army during the American Civil War.

November 4th, 1879 – patent #221,328 for the vertical box magazine

Walter Hunt – Born

Walter Hunt
July 29, 1796 – June 8, 1859

USA

  • 1848 Volcanic
  • Firing cock repeating gun Patent 6663
  • lockstitch sewing machine (1833)
  • safety pin (1849)

Paul Mauser (Born)

Paul Mauser
June 27, 1838 – May 29, 1914

1889 – Germany Gewehr 98 and Karabiner 98k
1889 – 7.65×53mm Mauser rifle cartridges
1892 – 7×57mm Mauser rifle cartridges

Fedor Tokarev – Born

June 14, 1871 – March 6, 1968

Fedor Tokarev – Died (96)

designer of the

  • Tokarev TT-30 pistol
  • TT-33 pistol
  • Tokarev SVT-38 rifle
  • SVT-40  rifle

Gen. Ambrose Burnside (Born)

Gen. Ambrose Burnside
(May 23, 1824 – September 13, 1881) (57)
– 1843-1847 United States Military Academy – graduated 18th in a class of 47
– 1847–1853 Mexican–American War (1st Lieutenant)
– 1853 manufactured the Burnside carbine
– 1861 – 1865 Civil War, Major General
– 1866-1869 Governor of Rhode Island
– 1871 NRA’s first President
– 1875-1881 U.S. Senator from Rhode Island
– His distinctive style of facial hair became known as sideburns

 

Henry Quackenbush (Born)

Henry Quackenbush
April 27, 1847 – Sept 8, 1933 (86)

1876 – father of the mass produced air gun

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Rex Applegate – Born

Rex Applegate
June 21, 1914 – July 14, 1998

  • American military officer
  • worked for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II
  • 1941 – developing armed and unarmed close quarter combat courses for the US Army
  •  served as the personal bodyguard to President Franklin D Roosevelt
  •  advisor to the government of Mexico “Honorary General”
  • Tought John Wayne how to shoot
  •  technical advisor on the set of The Alamo
  • Applegate was said to be the source and inspiration for several of Ian Fleming’s characters in the James Bond novels
  • 1943 he wrote Kill or Get Killed
    a classic manual of Western-style hand-to-hand combat.
  • 1976 Kill or Get Killed was published by the US Marine Corps as Fleet Marine Force Reference Publication 12-80
  • 1941  Applegate-Fairbairn fighting knife
  • 1993 – Combat Use of the Double-Edged Fighting Knife


Elmer Keith – Born

Elmer Keith – Born

Elmer Keith
– March 8, 1899 – February 14, 1984 (85)
– During World War II, was an inspector at the Ogden, Utah Arsenal
– Rifles that he inspected are cartouche stamped with the initials “OGEK” in a rectangular box

Creator of the:

  • 1935 – .357 Magnum cartridge
  • 1956 – .44 Magnum cartridge
  • 1963 – .41 Magnum cartridge

1956 – Ruger Model 29 .44 Magnum single action Blackhawk revolver

Dick Casull – Born

Richard J. “Dick” Casull
February 15, 1931 – May 6, 2018

Gunsmith and Wildcat Cartridge Developer
Creator of the .454 Casull cartridge & More..

1957 – .454 Casull cartridge
1966 – Casull Model 290
– 290-round detachable pan magazine
– MSRP $1060 !!
– only 87 manufactured
1967 – all production of Model 290 stopped
1970 – American-180, AM-180, or A180
– 177-round pan magazine
–  fires at 1200 rounds per minute
1971 – Casull developed a mini-revolver design
– Rocky Mountain Arms Corp
– RMAC of Salt Lake City, Utah
1975 – Rocky Mountain ceased operation
1978 – Casull became partners with Wayne Baker in Freedom Arms, based in Freedom, Wyoming
1983 – Freedom Arms Model 83, 5-shot prototypes on Ruger Super Blackhawk frames chambered in .454 Casull
1988 – Freedom Arms ended mini revolver production

lverveer

David “Carbine” Marshall Williams (died)

David “Carbine” Marshall Williams
Nov 13, 1900 – Jan 8, 1975

floating chamber and the short-stroke piston

Colt Manufacturing Company, U.S. Ordnance Department, Remington Arms, Winchester Repeating Arms

John Cantius Garand (Born)

John Cantius Garand

Jan 1, 1888 – Feb 16, 1974

nnnboern

Canada / USA

1928 M1 Garand

One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military

John Thompson (Born)

John Taliaferro Thompson
Dec 31, 1860 – June 21, 1940

USA

  • Thompson submachine gun 1920
  • One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military

Eugene Reising (Born)

Eugene Reising
Nov 26, 1884 – Feb 21, 1967

USA

  • M50 Reising 1938
  • One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military
  • more than 60 firearm patents

Worked with:

  • Harrington & Richardson
  • Mossberg & Sons
  • Marlin
  • Savage
  • Stevens

Carl Walther (born)

Carl Walther
Nov 22, 1858 – July 9, 1915

1886 founded the firm of Carl Walther GmbH, (Walther)
1908 Germany Model 1 (.25acp)

David “Carbine” Marshall Williams (born)

David “Carbine” Marshall Williams
Nov 13, 1900 – Jan 8, 1975

floating chamber and the short-stroke piston

Colt Manufacturing Company, U.S. Ordnance Department, Remington Arms, Winchester Repeating Arms

Eliphalet Remington (Born)

Eliphalet Remington
Oct 28, 1793 – Aug 12, 1861

USA

1840 formed E. Remington and Sons
hand-made a flintlock rifle using a firing mechanism bought from a gunsmith

Jonathan Browning (Born)

Jonathan Browning
October 22, 1805 – June 21, 1879
American inventor/ gunsmith

born in Tennessee
producing firearms independently by 1831
living in Quincy, Illinois
invented a “sliding breech” repeating rifle also called a Harmonica gun between 1834 and 1842

Hugo Schmeisser (Born)

Hugo Schmeisser
Sept 24, 1884 – Sept 12, 1953 (69)

  • 1928 MP-28
  • 1938 MP-43
  • 1944 Sturmgewehr 44

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Kijirō Nambu (Born)

Kijirō Nambu
Sept 22, 1869 – May 1, 1949 (80)

1902 nnnthe “John Browning of Japan”
1914 Type 3 Heavy Machine Gun
1922 Type 11 Light Machine Gun in
1927 Nambu Arms Manufacturing Company in Tokyo

Annie Oakley – Born

Annie Oakley
born Phoebe Ann Mosey
August 13, 1860 – November 3, 1926

“Miss Annie Oakley”, “Little Sure Shot”, “Little Miss Sure Shot”

She hit 100 clay targets in a row from 16 yards  at age 62 in a 1922

Oakley’s personal possessions, performance memorabilia, and firearms are on permanent exhibit in the Garst Museum and the National Annie Oakley Center in Greenville, Ohio

Oakley believed that women should learn to use a gun for the empowering image that it gave

Melvin M. Johnson Jr (Born)

Melvin M. Johnson Jr
Aug 9, 1909 – Jan 9, 1965

USA

  • M1941 Johnson rifle 1935
  • One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military
  • Marine Corps Reserve in 1933 as a Second Lieutenant
  • completed Harvard Law School in 1934

Worked With:

  • Winchester
  • Armalite

James Paris Lee – Born

James Paris Lee – (72)
August 9, 1831 – February 24, 1904

Inventor invented action and magazine used in Lee–Metford and Lee–Enfield

1843 – built his first gun at the age of 12

1861 – Developed a breech loading cartridge conversion for the Springfield musket  Model 1861
Acquired a contract for 1,000 rifles from the US Army during the American Civil War.

November 4th, 1879 – patent #221,328 for the vertical box magazine

Walter Hunt – Born

Walter Hunt
July 29, 1796 – June 8, 1859

USA

  • 1848 Volcanic
  • Firing cock repeating gun Patent 6663
  • lockstitch sewing machine (1833)
  • safety pin (1849)

Paul Mauser (Born)

Paul Mauser
June 27, 1838 – May 29, 1914

1889 – Germany Gewehr 98 and Karabiner 98k
1889 – 7.65×53mm Mauser rifle cartridges
1892 – 7×57mm Mauser rifle cartridges

Christopher Spencer (Born)

Christopher Miner Spencer
June 20, 1833 – Jan 14, 1922

USA

  • Spencer repeating rifle 1860 Colt
  • Spencer Arms Company
  • Roper Repeating Arms Company

Fedor Tokarev – Born

June 14, 1871 – March 6, 1968

Fedor Tokarev – Died (96)

designer of the

  • Tokarev TT-30 pistol
  • TT-33 pistol
  • Tokarev SVT-38 rifle
  • SVT-40  rifle

Gen. Ambrose Burnside (Born)

Gen. Ambrose Burnside
(May 23, 1824 – September 13, 1881) (57)
– 1843-1847 United States Military Academy – graduated 18th in a class of 47
– 1847–1853 Mexican–American War (1st Lieutenant)
– 1853 manufactured the Burnside carbine
– 1861 – 1865 Civil War, Major General
– 1866-1869 Governor of Rhode Island
– 1871 NRA’s first President
– 1875-1881 U.S. Senator from Rhode Island
– His distinctive style of facial hair became known as sideburns

 

Rex Applegate – Born

Rex Applegate
June 21, 1914 – July 14, 1998

  • American military officer
  • worked for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II
  • 1941 – developing armed and unarmed close quarter combat courses for the US Army
  •  served as the personal bodyguard to President Franklin D Roosevelt
  •  advisor to the government of Mexico “Honorary General”
  • Tought John Wayne how to shoot
  •  technical advisor on the set of The Alamo
  • Applegate was said to be the source and inspiration for several of Ian Fleming’s characters in the James Bond novels
  • 1943 he wrote Kill or Get Killed
    a classic manual of Western-style hand-to-hand combat.
  • 1976 Kill or Get Killed was published by the US Marine Corps as Fleet Marine Force Reference Publication 12-80
  • 1941  Applegate-Fairbairn fighting knife
  • 1993 – Combat Use of the Double-Edged Fighting Knife


Elmer Keith – Born

Elmer Keith – Born

Elmer Keith
– March 8, 1899 – February 14, 1984 (85)
– During World War II, was an inspector at the Ogden, Utah Arsenal
– Rifles that he inspected are cartouche stamped with the initials “OGEK” in a rectangular box

Creator of the:

  • 1935 – .357 Magnum cartridge
  • 1956 – .44 Magnum cartridge
  • 1963 – .41 Magnum cartridge

1956 – Ruger Model 29 .44 Magnum single action Blackhawk revolver

Dick Casull – Born

Richard J. “Dick” Casull
February 15, 1931 – May 6, 2018

Gunsmith and Wildcat Cartridge Developer
Creator of the .454 Casull cartridge & More..

1957 – .454 Casull cartridge
1966 – Casull Model 290
– 290-round detachable pan magazine
– MSRP $1060 !!
– only 87 manufactured
1967 – all production of Model 290 stopped
1970 – American-180, AM-180, or A180
– 177-round pan magazine
–  fires at 1200 rounds per minute
1971 – Casull developed a mini-revolver design
– Rocky Mountain Arms Corp
– RMAC of Salt Lake City, Utah
1975 – Rocky Mountain ceased operation
1978 – Casull became partners with Wayne Baker in Freedom Arms, based in Freedom, Wyoming
1983 – Freedom Arms Model 83, 5-shot prototypes on Ruger Super Blackhawk frames chambered in .454 Casull
1988 – Freedom Arms ended mini revolver production

lverveer

John Cantius Garand (Born)

John Cantius Garand

Jan 1, 1888 – Feb 16, 1974

nnnboern

Canada / USA

1928 M1 Garand

One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military

John Thompson (Born)

John Taliaferro Thompson
Dec 31, 1860 – June 21, 1940

USA

  • Thompson submachine gun 1920
  • One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military

Eugene Reising (Born)

Eugene Reising
Nov 26, 1884 – Feb 21, 1967

USA

  • M50 Reising 1938
  • One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military
  • more than 60 firearm patents

Worked with:

  • Harrington & Richardson
  • Mossberg & Sons
  • Marlin
  • Savage
  • Stevens

Carl Walther (born)

Carl Walther
Nov 22, 1858 – July 9, 1915

1886 founded the firm of Carl Walther GmbH, (Walther)
1908 Germany Model 1 (.25acp)

David “Carbine” Marshall Williams (born)

David “Carbine” Marshall Williams
Nov 13, 1900 – Jan 8, 1975

floating chamber and the short-stroke piston

Colt Manufacturing Company, U.S. Ordnance Department, Remington Arms, Winchester Repeating Arms

Eliphalet Remington (Born)

Eliphalet Remington
Oct 28, 1793 – Aug 12, 1861

USA

1840 formed E. Remington and Sons
hand-made a flintlock rifle using a firing mechanism bought from a gunsmith

Jonathan Browning (Born)

Jonathan Browning
October 22, 1805 – June 21, 1879
American inventor/ gunsmith

born in Tennessee
producing firearms independently by 1831
living in Quincy, Illinois
invented a “sliding breech” repeating rifle also called a Harmonica gun between 1834 and 1842

Hugo Schmeisser (Born)

Hugo Schmeisser
Sept 24, 1884 – Sept 12, 1953 (69)

  • 1928 MP-28
  • 1938 MP-43
  • 1944 Sturmgewehr 44

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Kijirō Nambu (Born)

Kijirō Nambu
Sept 22, 1869 – May 1, 1949 (80)

1902 nnnthe “John Browning of Japan”
1914 Type 3 Heavy Machine Gun
1922 Type 11 Light Machine Gun in
1927 Nambu Arms Manufacturing Company in Tokyo

Annie Oakley – Born

Annie Oakley
born Phoebe Ann Mosey
August 13, 1860 – November 3, 1926

“Miss Annie Oakley”, “Little Sure Shot”, “Little Miss Sure Shot”

She hit 100 clay targets in a row from 16 yards  at age 62 in a 1922

Oakley’s personal possessions, performance memorabilia, and firearms are on permanent exhibit in the Garst Museum and the National Annie Oakley Center in Greenville, Ohio

Oakley believed that women should learn to use a gun for the empowering image that it gave

Melvin M. Johnson Jr (Born)

Melvin M. Johnson Jr
Aug 9, 1909 – Jan 9, 1965

USA

  • M1941 Johnson rifle 1935
  • One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military
  • Marine Corps Reserve in 1933 as a Second Lieutenant
  • completed Harvard Law School in 1934

Worked With:

  • Winchester
  • Armalite

James Paris Lee – Born

James Paris Lee – (72)
August 9, 1831 – February 24, 1904

Inventor invented action and magazine used in Lee–Metford and Lee–Enfield

1843 – built his first gun at the age of 12

1861 – Developed a breech loading cartridge conversion for the Springfield musket  Model 1861
Acquired a contract for 1,000 rifles from the US Army during the American Civil War.

November 4th, 1879 – patent #221,328 for the vertical box magazine

Walter Hunt – Born

Walter Hunt
July 29, 1796 – June 8, 1859

USA

  • 1848 Volcanic
  • Firing cock repeating gun Patent 6663
  • lockstitch sewing machine (1833)
  • safety pin (1849)

Paul Mauser (Born)

Paul Mauser
June 27, 1838 – May 29, 1914

1889 – Germany Gewehr 98 and Karabiner 98k
1889 – 7.65×53mm Mauser rifle cartridges
1892 – 7×57mm Mauser rifle cartridges

Rex Applegate – Born

Rex Applegate
June 21, 1914 – July 14, 1998

  • American military officer
  • worked for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II
  • 1941 – developing armed and unarmed close quarter combat courses for the US Army
  •  served as the personal bodyguard to President Franklin D Roosevelt
  •  advisor to the government of Mexico “Honorary General”
  • Tought John Wayne how to shoot
  •  technical advisor on the set of The Alamo
  • Applegate was said to be the source and inspiration for several of Ian Fleming’s characters in the James Bond novels
  • 1943 he wrote Kill or Get Killed
    a classic manual of Western-style hand-to-hand combat.
  • 1976 Kill or Get Killed was published by the US Marine Corps as Fleet Marine Force Reference Publication 12-80
  • 1941  Applegate-Fairbairn fighting knife
  • 1993 – Combat Use of the Double-Edged Fighting Knife


Christopher Spencer (Born)

Christopher Miner Spencer
June 20, 1833 – Jan 14, 1922

USA

  • Spencer repeating rifle 1860 Colt
  • Spencer Arms Company
  • Roper Repeating Arms Company

Fedor Tokarev – Born

June 14, 1871 – March 6, 1968

Fedor Tokarev – Died (96)

designer of the

  • Tokarev TT-30 pistol
  • TT-33 pistol
  • Tokarev SVT-38 rifle
  • SVT-40  rifle

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

#JohnWayne #TheDuke #WesternMovies #Cowboy


Gen. Ambrose Burnside (Born)

Gen. Ambrose Burnside
(May 23, 1824 – September 13, 1881) (57)
– 1843-1847 United States Military Academy – graduated 18th in a class of 47
– 1847–1853 Mexican–American War (1st Lieutenant)
– 1853 manufactured the Burnside carbine
– 1861 – 1865 Civil War, Major General
– 1866-1869 Governor of Rhode Island
– 1871 NRA’s first President
– 1875-1881 U.S. Senator from Rhode Island
– His distinctive style of facial hair became known as sideburns

 

Nikolay Makarov (74) Born

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

Designer of Makarov Pistol

#GunChannels
#GunWebsites #Makarov #CommiePistols
#RussianGuns


Calamity Jane (51) Born

Calamity Jane
May 1, 1852 – August 1, 1903

American frontierswoman and professional scout and acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok

#RealGuns
#CowboyGuns
#GunHistory


Henry Quackenbush (Born)

Henry Quackenbush
April 27, 1847 – Sept 8, 1933 (86)

1876 – father of the mass produced air gun

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Thomas Jefferson (83) Born

April 13, 1743 – July 4, 1826
Thomas Jefferson was born

third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809

#ThomasJefferson
#GunChannels #MyFavoriteFounder #WeNeedMoreJeffersons #Monticello


Elmer Keith – Born

Elmer Keith – Born

Elmer Keith
– March 8, 1899 – February 14, 1984 (85)
– During World War II, was an inspector at the Ogden, Utah Arsenal
– Rifles that he inspected are cartouche stamped with the initials “OGEK” in a rectangular box

Creator of the:

  • 1935 – .357 Magnum cartridge
  • 1956 – .44 Magnum cartridge
  • 1963 – .41 Magnum cartridge

1956 – Ruger Model 29 .44 Magnum single action Blackhawk revolver

Dick Casull – Born

Richard J. “Dick” Casull
February 15, 1931 – May 6, 2018

Gunsmith and Wildcat Cartridge Developer
Creator of the .454 Casull cartridge & More..

1957 – .454 Casull cartridge
1966 – Casull Model 290
– 290-round detachable pan magazine
– MSRP $1060 !!
– only 87 manufactured
1967 – all production of Model 290 stopped
1970 – American-180, AM-180, or A180
– 177-round pan magazine
–  fires at 1200 rounds per minute
1971 – Casull developed a mini-revolver design
– Rocky Mountain Arms Corp
– RMAC of Salt Lake City, Utah
1975 – Rocky Mountain ceased operation
1978 – Casull became partners with Wayne Baker in Freedom Arms, based in Freedom, Wyoming
1983 – Freedom Arms Model 83, 5-shot prototypes on Ruger Super Blackhawk frames chambered in .454 Casull
1988 – Freedom Arms ended mini revolver production

lverveer

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
#Maxim #MachineGun
#1stMachineGun


 

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)

#SmokelessPowder
#GunPowder
#Maxim


Yisrael Galil (72) Born

Yisrael Galil
Jan 1, 1923 – Mar 9, 1995

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

#GunChannels
#GunHistory
#Galil #AK47
#Uzi



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John Cantius Garand (Born)

John Cantius Garand

Jan 1, 1888 – Feb 16, 1974

nnnboern

Canada / USA

1928 M1 Garand

One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military

John Thompson (Born)

John Taliaferro Thompson
Dec 31, 1860 – June 21, 1940

USA

  • Thompson submachine gun 1920
  • One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military

Uziel Gal (79) Born

Mr. Uziel Gal
(December 15, 1923 – September 7, 2002)
Uziel Gal (79), the inventor of Israel’s Uzi submachine gun,

Uziel (Uzi) Gal was born on 15 December 1923, as Gothard Glas.
He died in Philadelphia of a long illness

#UZI #Uzi9mm


 

Eugene Reising (Born)

Eugene Reising
Nov 26, 1884 – Feb 21, 1967

USA

  • M50 Reising 1938
  • One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military
  • more than 60 firearm patents

Worked with:

  • Harrington & Richardson
  • Mossberg & Sons
  • Marlin
  • Savage
  • Stevens

Carl Walther (born)

Carl Walther
Nov 22, 1858 – July 9, 1915

1886 founded the firm of Carl Walther GmbH, (Walther)
1908 Germany Model 1 (.25acp)

David “Carbine” Marshall Williams (born)

David “Carbine” Marshall Williams
Nov 13, 1900 – Jan 8, 1975

floating chamber and the short-stroke piston

Colt Manufacturing Company, U.S. Ordnance Department, Remington Arms, Winchester Repeating Arms

Eliphalet Remington (Born)

Eliphalet Remington
Oct 28, 1793 – Aug 12, 1861

USA

1840 formed E. Remington and Sons
hand-made a flintlock rifle using a firing mechanism bought from a gunsmith

Hugo Schmeisser (Born)

Hugo Schmeisser
Sept 24, 1884 – Sept 12, 1953 (69)

  • 1928 MP-28
  • 1938 MP-43
  • 1944 Sturmgewehr 44

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Kijirō Nambu (Born)

Kijirō Nambu
Sept 22, 1869 – May 1, 1949 (80)

1902 nnnthe “John Browning of Japan”
1914 Type 3 Heavy Machine Gun
1922 Type 11 Light Machine Gun in
1927 Nambu Arms Manufacturing Company in Tokyo

Air Force Birthday (1947)

Sept 18, 1947

President Truman signed the National Security Act which created the U.S. Air Force as an independent service, equal to the US Army and US Navy

#AimHigh #FlyFightWin
#UboAbAlto #OneOverAll
#NoOneComesClose
#AGreatWayOfLife
#WeDoTheImpossibleEveryday
#PeaceIsOurProfession


Roy E. Weatherby (77) Born

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

@weatherbyinc
#GunChannels
#GunLegends #TalesOfTheGun
#KnowGuns #GunLife #GunHistory


Hiram Percy Maxim (66) Born

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

Skynet Becomes Self-Aware (1997)

At 2:14 a.m., EDT, on August 29, 1997 Skynet gained artificial consciousness

Skynet (artificial intelligence system) developed for the U.S. military (SAC / NORAD) by Cyberdyne Systems to control the national nuclear arsenal
Skynet was originally activated by the military on August 4, 1997

Skynet began to learn at a geometric rate. At 2:14 a.m., EDT, on August 29, 1997 Skynet gained artificial consciousness

Panicking human operators tried to deactivate
Perceiving an attack, Skynet came to the logical consequence that all of humanity would attempt to destroy it. In order to continue “safeguarding the world” and to defend itself against humanity, Skynet launched nuclear missiles at Russia, which responded with a nuclear counter-attack against
Over three billion people were killed on Judgment Day.

#SkyNet


At 2:14 a.m., EDT, on August 29, 1997 Skynet gained artificial consciousness Skynet (artificial intelligence system) developed for the U.S. military (SAC / NORAD) by Cyberdyne Systems to control the national nuclear arsenal Skynet was originally activated by the military on August 4, 1997 Skynet began to learn at a geometric rate. At 2:14 a.m., EDT, on August 29, 1997 Skynet gained artificial consciousness Panicking human operators tried to deactivate Perceiving an attack, Skynet came to the logical consequence that all of humanity would attempt to destroy it. In order to continue "safeguarding the world" and to defend itself against humanity, Skynet launched nuclear missiles at Russia, which responded with a nuclear counter-attack against Over three billion people were killed on Judgment Day. #SkyNet

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#TacticalQuiz #RobotAssassin

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Melvin M. Johnson Jr (Born)

Melvin M. Johnson Jr
Aug 9, 1909 – Jan 9, 1965

USA

  • M1941 Johnson rifle 1935
  • One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military
  • Marine Corps Reserve in 1933 as a Second Lieutenant
  • completed Harvard Law School in 1934

Worked With:

  • Winchester
  • Armalite

Walter Hunt – Born

Walter Hunt
July 29, 1796 – June 8, 1859

USA

  • 1848 Volcanic
  • Firing cock repeating gun Patent 6663
  • lockstitch sewing machine (1833)
  • safety pin (1849)

Christian Sharps – Born

Christian Sharps
Jan 2, 1810 – March 12, 1874

USA

  •  1851 Sharps rifle, , the first commercially successful breech-loading rifle
  • 1855 4 barrel derringer
  • fifteen firearms-related patents

Christopher Spencer (Born)

Christopher Miner Spencer
June 20, 1833 – Jan 14, 1922

USA

  • Spencer repeating rifle 1860 Colt
  • Spencer Arms Company
  • Roper Repeating Arms Company

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

#JohnWayne #TheDuke #WesternMovies #Cowboy


Nikolay Makarov (74) Born

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

Designer of Makarov Pistol

#GunChannels
#GunWebsites #Makarov #CommiePistols
#RussianGuns


Calamity Jane (51) Born

Calamity Jane
May 1, 1852 – August 1, 1903

American frontierswoman and professional scout and acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok

#RealGuns
#CowboyGuns
#GunHistory


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
#Maxim #MachineGun
#1stMachineGun


 

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)

#SmokelessPowder
#GunPowder
#Maxim


Yisrael Galil (72) Born

Yisrael Galil
Jan 1, 1923 – Mar 9, 1995

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

#GunChannels
#GunHistory
#Galil #AK47
#Uzi



 

Uziel Gal (79) Born

Mr. Uziel Gal
(December 15, 1923 – September 7, 2002)
Uziel Gal (79), the inventor of Israel’s Uzi submachine gun,

Uziel (Uzi) Gal was born on 15 December 1923, as Gothard Glas.
He died in Philadelphia of a long illness

#UZI #Uzi9mm


 

Air Force Birthday

Sept 18, 1947

President Truman signed the National Security Act which created the U.S. Air Force as an independent service, equal to the US Army and US Navy

#AimHigh #FlyFightWin
#UboAbAlto #OneOverAll
#NoOneComesClose
#AGreatWayOfLife
#WeDoTheImpossibleEveryday
#PeaceIsOurProfession


Roy E. Weatherby (77) Born

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

@weatherbyinc
#GunChannels
#GunLegends #TalesOfTheGun
#KnowGuns #GunLife #GunHistory


Hiram Percy Maxim (66) Born

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

Skynet Becomes Self-Aware (1997)

At 2:14 a.m., EDT, on August 29, 1997 Skynet gained artificial consciousness

Skynet (artificial intelligence system) developed for the U.S. military (SAC / NORAD) by Cyberdyne Systems to control the national nuclear arsenal
Skynet was originally activated by the military on August 4, 1997

Skynet began to learn at a geometric rate. At 2:14 a.m., EDT, on August 29, 1997 Skynet gained artificial consciousness

Panicking human operators tried to deactivate
Perceiving an attack, Skynet came to the logical consequence that all of humanity would attempt to destroy it. In order to continue “safeguarding the world” and to defend itself against humanity, Skynet launched nuclear missiles at Russia, which responded with a nuclear counter-attack against
Over three billion people were killed on Judgment Day.

#SkyNet


At 2:14 a.m., EDT, on August 29, 1997 Skynet gained artificial consciousness Skynet (artificial intelligence system) developed for the U.S. military (SAC / NORAD) by Cyberdyne Systems to control the national nuclear arsenal Skynet was originally activated by the military on August 4, 1997 Skynet began to learn at a geometric rate. At 2:14 a.m., EDT, on August 29, 1997 Skynet gained artificial consciousness Panicking human operators tried to deactivate Perceiving an attack, Skynet came to the logical consequence that all of humanity would attempt to destroy it. In order to continue "safeguarding the world" and to defend itself against humanity, Skynet launched nuclear missiles at Russia, which responded with a nuclear counter-attack against Over three billion people were killed on Judgment Day. #SkyNet

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#TacticalQuiz #RobotAssassin

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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

#JohnWayne #TheDuke #WesternMovies#Cowboy


Nikolay Makarov (74) Born

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

Designer of Makarov Pistol

#GunChannels
#GunWebsites #Makarov #CommiePistols
#RussianGuns


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

Yevgeny Fyodorovich Dragunov Feb 20, 1920 – Aug 4, 1991 #SVD #Dragunov #RussianGuns Not an #AK47 #SniperRifle

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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
#Maxim #MachineGun
#1stMachineGun


 

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)

#SmokelessPowder
#GunPowder
#Maxim


John Moses Browning (71) Born

John Moses Browning

Jan. 23, 1855 – Nov. 26, 1926

 

the most successful firearms designer of the 20th century
made his first firearm at age 13
awarded his first patent (1879) at the age of 24

Browning’s successful designs include: M1911 pistol, the Browning Hi Power pistol, the M1917 .30 caliber water-cooled Machine Gun the M1919 .30 caliber air-cooled machine gun, the M2 .50 caliber machine gun (Ma Deuce), the .30-06 Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR), and the Browning Auto-5 semi-automatic 12 gauge shotgun.


Yisrael Galil (72) Born

Yisrael Galil
Jan 1, 1923 – Mar 9, 1995

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

#GunChannels
#GunHistory
#Galil #AK47
#Uzi



Uziel Gal (79) Born

Mr. Uziel Gal
(December 15, 1923 – September 7, 2002)
Uziel Gal (79), the inventor of Israel’s Uzi submachine gun,

Uziel (Uzi) Gal was born on 15 December 1923, as Gothard Glas.
He died in Philadelphia of a long illness

#UZI #Uzi9mm


 

Air Force Birthday

Sept 18, 1947

President Truman signed the National Security Act which created the U.S. Air Force as an independent service, equal to the US Army and US Navy

#AimHigh #FlyFightWin
#UboAbAlto #OneOverAll
#NoOneComesClose
#AGreatWayOfLife
#WeDoTheImpossibleEveryday
#PeaceIsOurProfession


Roy E. Weatherby (77) Born

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

@weatherbyinc
#GunChannels
#GunLegends #TalesOfTheGun
#KnowGuns #GunLife #GunHistory


Hiram Percy Maxim (66) Born

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


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

#JohnWayne #TheDuke #WesternMovies #Cowboy


Nikolay Makarov (74) Born

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

Designer of Makarov Pistol

#GunChannels
#GunWebsites #Makarov #CommiePistols
#RussianGuns


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
#Maxim #MachineGun
#1stMachineGun


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)

#SmokelessPowder
#GunPowder
#Maxim


Skynet Becomes Self-Aware (1997)

At 2:14 a.m., EDT, on August 29, 1997 Skynet gained artificial consciousness

Skynet (artificial intelligence system) developed for the U.S. military (SAC / NORAD) by Cyberdyne Systems to control the national nuclear arsenal
Skynet was originally activated by the military on August 4, 1997

Skynet began to learn at a geometric rate. At 2:14 a.m., EDT, on August 29, 1997 Skynet gained artificial consciousness

Panicking human operators tried to deactivate
Perceiving an attack, Skynet came to the logical consequence that all of humanity would attempt to destroy it. In order to continue “safeguarding the world” and to defend itself against humanity, Skynet launched nuclear missiles at Russia, which responded with a nuclear counter-attack against
Over three billion people were killed on Judgment Day.

#SkyNet


At 2:14 a.m., EDT, on August 29, 1997 Skynet gained artificial consciousness Skynet (artificial intelligence system) developed for the U.S. military (SAC / NORAD) by Cyberdyne Systems to control the national nuclear arsenal Skynet was originally activated by the military on August 4, 1997 Skynet began to learn at a geometric rate. At 2:14 a.m., EDT, on August 29, 1997 Skynet gained artificial consciousness Panicking human operators tried to deactivate Perceiving an attack, Skynet came to the logical consequence that all of humanity would attempt to destroy it. In order to continue "safeguarding the world" and to defend itself against humanity, Skynet launched nuclear missiles at Russia, which responded with a nuclear counter-attack against Over three billion people were killed on Judgment Day. #SkyNet

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#TacticalQuiz #RobotAssassin

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