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History of the firearm


The firearm was invented in China during the 13th century AD, after the Chinese invented black powder during the 9th century AD. These inventions were later ...

Gun Timeline | History Detectives | PBS


Gun Timeline. Historical timeline of the development of modern weapons starting at 1364 with the first recorded use of a firearm and ending in 1892 with the ...

The History and Evolution of Guns as Told Through Pictures ...


Mar 12, 2013 ... This article is part of a series on Guns in America that explores the use ... of firearms — a robust and colorful timeline that dates back centuries.

Timeline Guns - Timelines of History


Timeline of Guns Return to home. 1000 Gunpowder was invented in China about this time. (V.D.-H.K.p.179) 1250 China began manufacturing guns. (WSJ ...

Rifle History - Rifle Timeline - Popular Mechanics


Feb 11, 2011 ... The muzzleloading rifle is the oldest firearm on earth. It has been around since the start of the 17th century, yet the past 25 years have ...

Federal Gun Control Legislation - Timeline - Infoplease


A timeline of gun legislation and organizations from 1791 to the present. ... The following is a timeline of important federal legislation and milestones reached by  ...

Evolution of the Machine Gun timeline | Timetoast timelines


Evolution of the Machine Gun, a timeline made with Timetoast's free interactive timeline making software.

Loaded: A Brief History of Gun Control in America [Interactive ...


Jun 24, 2016 ... Federal gun regulations, though, were largely nonexistent until well into ... Scroll through this timeline to learn more about the prickly history of ...

Colt Manufacturing: A Timeline - tribunedigital-thecourant - Collections


Aug 19, 2012 ... 1836: Colt obtains U.S. patent for a firearm with a revolving cylinder containing. He builds his first plant in Paterson, N.J., and develops several ...

U.S. Gun Laws: A History : NPR


Jun 26, 2008 ... Read a selected timeline. ... The following is a selected timeline. ... 1968: Congress passes the Gun Control Act. The law calls for better control ...

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The History of Firearms - A Timeline - Inventors - About.com


1364: First recorded use of a firearm - shooter lit wicks by hand that ingnited gunpowder that was loaded into the gun barrel. 1400s: Matchlock guns - first ...

Gun History - American Firearms Institute


Important Dates in Gun History starting from the Han Dynasty thru current day developments Compiled and Researched by the American Firearms Institute.

Firearms History Timeline - Talonsite


Sep 22, 2013 ... Firearm History Timeline. ... Late 1500s, Spring air guns were invented. ... 1750, Contriner of Vienna designed a 15 shot compressed air gun.