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Walking on water is possible - set a speed record

August 2 2009

August 2, 1989 record was set the speed of walking on water. The Frenchman Remy Brick in the Olympic pool in Montreal (Canada) overcame a distance of 1 km in 7 minutes and 41 seconds - with the help of skis, floats, and two-sided paddle.

August 2, 1987 ended with the shortest in the history of boxing championship. The most short-term in the rank of Champion International Boxing Federation held an American Tony Tucker - he was a champion just 64 days: from May 30 to August 2, 1987.

August 2, 1377 at the river drunk Russian army suffered a crushing defeat of the Tatar army prince Arapshi: Russian army drunk. This happened three years before the Kulikov battle. Mongol-Tatar troops, repeatedly attacked in Nizhny Novgorod, united under the leadership of Prince Arapshi and came close to the southern border of the principality.

Moscow Prince Dmitry Ivanovich collected a large army and marched to the aid of his father in law - Suzdal-Nizhny Novgorod Prince Dmitry Konstantinovich. Arapsha but did not appear. Then Dimitri returned to Moscow, leaving their regiments under the bottom. They are headed by his son - Prince Ivan.

"And there assembled a great army, and they went across the river for a drunk. And it came to news that Prince Arapsha at Wolf Water. They behaved carelessly, not thinking about the dangers: one - his armor on the carts have laid down, and others - kept them in the pack, in other Sulytsya were not put on a pole and shields and spears are not prepared for the battle were. And all went by loosening the fasteners, and clothing from the shoulders lowered, razoprev from the heat for standing sweltering time. And if found to zazhityam honey or beer, then drank without measure, and drank himself drunk, and drove drunk. Indeed - for a drunk drunk! And the elders and princes, nobles and elders, and the princes and magistrates, they all dispersed to hunt, the joy of his staged, as if they were in their own homes, "Solovyov wrote" History of Russia since ancient times. "

Meanwhile Arapsha with Mordvin princes secretly went to the Russian camp, and suddenly attacked razomlevshih warriors, weapons and armor that lay on the carts. Russian army 'has not been able to resist "and ran in terror to the river drunk. "The prince Ivan D., cruelly persecuted, he ran into aback to the river drunk, threw the horse into a river and drowned, and with him were drowned in the river, many nobles and warriors, not the number of killed people. This disaster happened on August, the feast day of St. Stephen the Martyr, Sunday, at six o'clock in the afternoon. " By winning, Arapsha attacked Ryazan and Nizhny Novgorod principality, which, according to records, were covered with ashes.

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