TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

The Sudbury Star - - LOCAL -

In 1718, James Puckle, a Lon­don lawyer, patented the world’s first ma­chine-gun.

In 1800, Bri­tain’s King Ge­orge III es­caped two as­sas­si­na­tion at­tempts in one day.

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