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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_firearm

After the Chinese invented black powder during the 9th century, these inventions were later ... The earliest depiction of a gun is a sculpture from a cave in Sichuan dating to the 12th century of a Chinese figure carrying a vase-shaped bombard ...

www.nramuseum.com/gun-info-research/a-brief-history-of-firearms.aspx

The origin of gunpowder is unknown, and may have occurred in China, ... The first gun to combine all three components was the matchlock, in the early 1400's.

www.pbs.org/opb/historydetectives/technique/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 introduction of ...

www.theblaze.com/news/2013/03/12/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 in our country and the debate over gun control. This is an ...

armscollectors.com/gunhistorydates.htm

Important Dates in Gun History (Based on A History of Firearms by Major H.B.C. Pollard) [From "Notable Gun Dates" in Edgar Howard Penrose, Descriptive ...

www.americanfirearms.org/gun-history

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

www.popularmechanics.com/military/weapons/g1002/the-11-most-important-guns-in-history

Nov 26, 2012 ... Firearms have evolved constantly ever since their start around 800 years ago. From primitive hand cannons to automatic weapons, here are the ...

www.washingtonpost.com/national/history-of-gun-control-legislation/2012/12/22/80c8d624-4ad3-11e2-9a42-d1ce6d0ed278_story.html

Dec 22, 2012 ... 1934. Spurred by the bloody “Tommy gun” era ushered in by Al Capone, John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson, Pretty Boy Floyd, and Bonnie and ...

library.med.utah.edu/WebPath/TUTORIAL/GUNS/GUNHIST.html

History of Firearms ... appeared in use in China over a thousand years ago, but was used primarily in firecrackers and only sparingly in weapons for military use.