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William Ruger (86) – Born

June 21

William RugerBorn June 21, 1916 – July 6, 2002 https://www.instagram.com/p/BWNnwycgWPY/?taken-by=gunwebsites

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Baby Browning (1909)

June 21
Browning Arms Company line from 1955 to 1969.

June 21, 1909The application for a patent on a 25 caliber semi-automatic pistol was filed. It has been manufactured and sold by both FN and Colt. It was part of the Browning Arms Company line from 1955 to 1969. #25acp #PocketBrowning #Pistol#PocketPistol … Continue reading

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John Thompson (Died)

June 21

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

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Rex Applegate – Born

June 21

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 … Continue reading

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Jonathan Browning (Died)

June 21

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

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