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United States inventor of the first rapid firing gun (1818-1903)

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My name is Laddie Gatling and I am one of approximately 300,000 people in the United States living with multiple sclerosis.
When Floyd died in an automobile accident six years ago, there were several lawsuits pending against him, Gatling explained.
We need to turn them in and prevent therm from gouging our system and causing all kinds of chaos," says Gatling, who has seen plenty of clients who have been victim of repair scams in his nearly 20 years of running his business.
1862 - Richard Jordan Gatling patented his machine gun.
Also on this day: 1531: Lisbon earthquake killed 20,000; 1797: The Bank of England issued the first pound note; 1823: Death of actor/manager John Philip Kemble; 1832: Russia annexed Poland; 1839: The Grand National Steeplechase was first run at Aintree; 1846: Birth of William Frederick 'Buffalo Bill' Cody; 1903: Death of American Richard Jordan Gatling, inventor of the Gatling gun; 1993: Terrorist bomb exploded under World Trade Center in New York; 1995: Barings merchant bank collapsed.
Each carries a crew of 14, including five gunners, with a 40mm Bofors gun, two 20mm Vulcan Gatling guns and a 105mm howitzer mounted just ahead of the rear cargo ramp.
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1818: Birth of American inventor Richard Jordan Gatling, creator of the Gatling gun; 1852: Birth of Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford; 1888: Birth of french singer Maurice Chevalier; 1913: Birth of American athlete Jesse Owens.
Supergrass Geoff Brennan joined a huge undercover operation to trap American mobsters who wanted to sell Ulster Protestant terrorists an arsenal of machine-guns and explosives - including a Gatling gun that can fire 500 rounds of armour- piercing shells a second.
The aircraft, essentially a heavily armed version of the workhorse C130 Hercules cargo plane, carry a crew of 14, including five gunners, a 40mm Bofors gun, two 20mm Vulcan Gatling guns and a 105mm howitzer mounted just ahead of the rear cargo ramp.