Tag Archives: Turks

May 15, 1718

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1718 the first machine gun was patented by James Puckle and he named it the Puckle Gun. The prototype was tested and it was able to fire 63 rounds in seven minutes at a … Continue reading

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March 28, 1930

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1930, Constantinople changed its name to Istanbul, and that’s nobody’s business but the Turks.

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