Annie Oakley – Died

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

Annie Oakley – Died

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

Rex Applegate – Died

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


Rex Applegate – Died

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


Carl Walther (died)

Carl Walther
Nov 22, 1858 – July 9, 1915

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

William Fairbairn – Died (75)

William E. Fairbairn
February 28, 1885 – June 20, 1960 (75)

  • 1901 – British Royal Marine
  • Police Officer
  • 1907 – Shanghai Police during the interwar period
  • 1941 – Trained allied special forces during World War II
  • Received the U.S. Legion of Merit (Officer grade)
    at the request of OSS-founder “Wild Bill” Donovan
  • 1951 – Firearms Instructor

Developed hand-to-hand combat methods
1926 – Created his own fighting system known as Defendu
included innovative pistol shooting techniques

 

1941 – Developed the Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife

Dick Casull – Died (87)

Richard J. “Dick” Casull
February 15, 1931 – May 6, 2018 (87)

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

Kijirō Nambu (Died)

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

Hiram Berdan (Died)

Hiram Berdan
Sept 6, 1824 – March 31, 1893 (59)

March 20, 1866 – Berdan centerfire primer

Fedor Tokarev – Died (96)

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

James Paris Lee – Died (72)

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

Gen. Ambrose Burnside (Died)

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

 

Hugo Schmeisser (Died)

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

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

n

 

Henry Quackenbush (Died)

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

1876 – father of the mass produced air gun

ssdd

Eliphalet Remington (Died)

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

John Thompson (Died)

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

William Fairbairn – Died (75)

William E. Fairbairn
February 28, 1885 – June 20, 1960 (75)

  • 1901 – British Royal Marine
  • Police Officer
  • 1907 – Shanghai Police during the interwar period
  • 1941 – Trained allied special forces during World War II
  • Received the U.S. Legion of Merit (Officer grade)
    at the request of OSS-founder “Wild Bill” Donovan
  • 1951 – Firearms Instructor

Developed hand-to-hand combat methods
1926 – Created his own fighting system known as Defendu
included innovative pistol shooting techniques

 

1941 – Developed the Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife

Dick Casull – Died (87)

Richard J. “Dick” Casull
February 15, 1931 – May 6, 2018 (87)

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

Kijirō Nambu (Died)

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

Hiram Berdan (Died)

Hiram Berdan
Sept 6, 1824 – March 31, 1893 (59)

March 20, 1866 – Berdan centerfire primer

Christian Sharps (Died)

Christian Sharps
Jan 2, 1810 – March 12, 1874

USA

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

Fedor Tokarev – Died (96)

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

James Paris Lee – Died (72)

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

Eugene Reising (Died)

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

John Cantius Garand (Died)

John Cantius Garand

Jan 1, 1888 – Feb 16, 1974

Canada / USA

1928 M1 Garand

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

Sergei Mosin, Died at 52 (1902)

Sergei Ivanovich Mosin
Серге́й Ива́нович Мо́син
April (2 or 14), 1849 – Feb 8, 1902 (52)

Mosin was a weapons designer at Tula who collaborated with Nagant to design the Mosin Nagant rifle

#MosinNagant
#RussianGuns

Christopher Spencer (Died)

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

USA

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

Melvin M. Johnson Jr (Died)

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

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

Annie Oakley – Died

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

Gen. Ambrose Burnside (Died)

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

 

Hugo Schmeisser (Died)

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

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

n

 

Henry Quackenbush (Died)

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

1876 – father of the mass produced air gun

ssdd

Eliphalet Remington (Died)

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

Rex Applegate – Died

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


John Thompson (Died)

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

William Fairbairn – Died (75)

William E. Fairbairn
February 28, 1885 – June 20, 1960 (75)

  • 1901 – British Royal Marine
  • Police Officer
  • 1907 – Shanghai Police during the interwar period
  • 1941 – Trained allied special forces during World War II
  • Received the U.S. Legion of Merit (Officer grade)
    at the request of OSS-founder “Wild Bill” Donovan
  • 1951 – Firearms Instructor

Developed hand-to-hand combat methods
1926 – Created his own fighting system known as Defendu
included innovative pistol shooting techniques

 

1941 – Developed the Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife

Dick Casull – Died (87)

Richard J. “Dick” Casull
February 15, 1931 – May 6, 2018 (87)

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

Kijirō Nambu (Died)

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

Roy E. Weatherby (77) Died

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 Berdan (Died)

Hiram Berdan
Sept 6, 1824 – March 31, 1893 (59)

March 20, 1866 – Berdan centerfire primer

Christian Sharps (Died)

Christian Sharps
Jan 2, 1810 – March 12, 1874

USA

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

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

#GunChannels
#GunHistory
#Galil #AK47
#Uzi


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Fedor Tokarev – Died (96)

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

James Paris Lee – Died (72)

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

Eugene Reising (Died)

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

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

John Cantius Garand (Died)

John Cantius Garand

Jan 1, 1888 – Feb 16, 1974 (86)

Canada / USA

1928 M1 Garand

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

Sergei Mosin, Died at 52 (1902)

Sergei Ivanovich Mosin
Серге́й Ива́нович Мо́син
April (2 or 14), 1849 – Feb 8, 1902 (52)

Mosin was a weapons designer at Tula who collaborated with Nagant to design the Mosin Nagant rifle

#MosinNagant
#RussianGuns

Christopher Spencer (Died)

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

USA

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

Melvin M. Johnson Jr (Died)

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

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

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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Sir Hiram Maxim (76) Died

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


 

Gen. Ambrose Burnside (Died)

Gen. Ambrose Burnside
(May 23, 1824 – September 13, 1881)
– 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

 

Hugo Schmeisser (Died)

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

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

n

 

Henry Quackenbush (Died)

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

1876 – father of the mass produced air gun

ssdd

Uziel Gal (79) Died

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


 

Eliphalet Remington (Died)

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

Yevgeny Dragunov (71) Died

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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Calamity Jane (51) Died

Calamity Jane
May 1, 1852 – August 1, 1903

American frontierswoman and professional scout and acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok

#RealGuns
#CowboyGuns
#GunHistory


Thomas Jefferson (83) Died

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


John Thompson (Died)

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

John Wayne “Duke” (72) Died

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) Died

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

Designer of Makarov Pistol

#GunChannels
#GunWebsites #Makarov #CommiePistols
#RussianGuns


Hudson Maxim (74) Died

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


Roy E. Weatherby (77) Died

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

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


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

#GunChannels
#GunHistory
#Galil #AK47
#Uzi



 

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

Sergei Mosin, Died at 52 (1902)

Sergei Ivanovich Mosin
Серге́й Ива́нович Мо́син
April (2 or 14), 1849 – Feb 8, 1902 (52)

Mosin was a weapons designer at Tula who collaborated with Nagant to design the Mosin Nagant rifle

#MosinNagant
#RussianGuns

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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Sir Hiram Maxim (76) Died

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


 

Uziel Gal (79) Died

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


 

Calamity Jane (51) Died

Calamity Jane
May 1, 1852 – August 1, 1903

American frontierswoman and professional scout and acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok

#RealGuns
#CowboyGuns
#GunHistory


Thomas Jefferson (83) Died

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


John Wayne “Duke” (72) Died

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) Died

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

Designer of Makarov Pistol

#GunChannels
#GunWebsites #Makarov #CommiePistols
#RussianGuns


Hudson Maxim (74) Died

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


Roy E. Weatherby (77) Died

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

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


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

#GunChannels
#GunHistory
#Galil #AK47
#Uzi



 

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

Sergei Mosin, Died at 52 (1902)

Sergei Ivanovich Mosin
Серге́й Ива́нович Мо́син
April (2 or 14), 1849 – Feb 8, 1902 (52)

Mosin was a weapons designer at Tula who collaborated with Nagant to design the Mosin Nagant rifle

#MosinNagant
#RussianGuns

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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Sir Hiram Maxim (76) Died

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


 

Uziel Gal (79) Died

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


 

Yevgeny Dragunov (71) Died

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

Calamity Jane (51) Died

Calamity Jane
May 1, 1852 – August 1, 1903

American frontierswoman and professional scout and acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok

#RealGuns
#CowboyGuns
#GunHistory


Thomas Jefferson (83) Died

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


John Wayne “Duke” (72) Died

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) Died

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

Designer of Makarov Pistol

#GunChannels
#GunWebsites #Makarov #CommiePistols
#RussianGuns


Hudson Maxim (74) Died

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


Roy E. Weatherby (77) Died

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

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


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

#GunChannels
#GunHistory
#Galil #AK47
#Uzi



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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