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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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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