Full Name: Samuel Colt
- 1856-06-05 Industrialist Samuel Colt (41) weds philanthropist Elizabeth Hart Jarvis (29)
- 1836-02-25 Samuel Colt patents 1st revolving barrel multishot firearm
- 1836-03-05 Samuel Colt manufactures 1st pistol, 34-caliber "Texas" model
- 1847-01-04 Samuel Colt sells his first revolver pistol to the United States government.