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Amazing Facts - 28 September

September 28 2008

September 28, 1970 in Moscow, opened the legendary school of Sambo ("self-defense without weapons"), headed by a multiple champion of the USSR, Honored Master of Sports David L. Rudman. Very quickly, this school turned into a military-patriotic club "Sambo-70", to be engaged in which were 500 boys at once.

Also on Sept. 28, 1970 was made a unique record of salvation from the sea depths. The maximum depth from which a living person could rise to the surface without any technical means, is 168.6 meters. She resigned, Richard A. Slater, who escaped from the damaged submarine Nekton Beta near o.Santa Catalina, California, USA.

September 28, 1972 during the broadcast of the hockey match between the USSR and Canada's legendary commentator Nikolai Ozerov uttered his famous phrase "This ice is not needed!". This was said when the Canadians scored their winning goal - in 34 seconds before the end of the game - winning a series of games 6:5.

September 28, 2001 successfully completed the world's first circumnavigation flight on a motorized glider. Did this 46-year-old Brazilian driver Gerard Mos, landing in Rio de Janeiro. The world's first round-the-world flight on a motorized glider "Shimangu" lasted as much as 100 days.

Release prepared by Max K * - based on encyclopedias and other public sources.

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