\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.
January 21, 1855
John Moses Browning: Father of Modern Firearms
John Moses Browning was born in Ogden, Utah, on January 21, 1855. Browning was a talented gun designer who became known as the "Father of Modern Firearms." Many of the guns manufactured by Winchester, Colt, and Remington during the late 1800s and early 1900s were his designs.