The first gun

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In History
  • Apr 8, 800

    Invention of gun powder

    The History Of FirearmsThe Chinese invented gunpowder also know as "black powder".The gunpowder or black powder filled tubes other wise known as rockets.
  • Jan 1, 1232

    First Gun Invented

    The chinesse ,who invented gunpowder ,first used it in a wepon. They filled tubes with the powder and used it as a sort of rocket , aiming it at the enemy and lighting a fuse.
  • Mar 6, 1364

    First Use.

    History of firearmsThe first use of a firearm was when the shooter would lit the wicks by hand, That set fire the gunpowder that was loaded into the gun barrel. This is called a black powder gun.
  • Mar 6, 1400


    History of fire armsThe fist mechanically firing gun is called a Matchlock. The wicks are now attached to a clamp that sprang in the gunpowder that is placed in the flash pan.
  • Mar 6, 1509

    Wheel lock

    History of FirearmsThe wicks replaced the wheel lock that started a spark to set fire the gun powder.
  • Flintlock guns

  • Flintlock guns

    History of FirearmsThe flintlock gun did two things mechanically. It now opened the lid in the flash pan and provided a lighted spark.
  • Percussion-cap guns

  • Colt revolver

  • Pin-fire cartridges

  • Shotguns

  • Automatic handguns

  • First automatic rifle a Winchester.