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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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

Mikhail Kalashnikov (94) Died

Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov
Михаи́л Тимофе́евич Кала́шников
(November 10, 1919 – December 23, 2013)

Russian general, inventor, military engineer, writer and small arms designer.


R.I.P. Mr K #Kalashnikov #KCA @ak47buyersguide

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