(December 23, 2013)
Assault rifle inventor and designer Mikhail Kalashnikov died in Izhevsk, Russia. He created the AK-47 (automatic Kalashnikov Model 1947), which has become one of the most popular and widely used weaponry in the contemporary age.
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(Died on December 23, 2020)
Leslie West, American singer and guitarist (b. 1945).