So, today is the 100th anniversary of the United States Army adopting John Moses Browning's (pbuh) Model of 1910 as the M1911 pistol.
My Colt is still "in the shop", getting sights I can see and a beavertail that won't chew up my hand put on, but I figure I ought to observe the occasion somehow:
Others have as well:
Chris: Happy 1911 day
The NRA: American Rifleman highlights the Colt .45
Bobbi: The Sun'll Come Out, To-morrow...
Tamara hasn't posted anything today, but...: View From The Porch: 19ByGod11
Turk merges 1911s and amateur radio: Turonistan: 1911 Call Sign
M1911.org looks at The M1911 Pistols History as well as John Moses Browning (pbuh).