I'm interested in scads of topics, and it seems I'm always running into interesting tidbits. I'd like to share some with you. I promise they'll always have at least a fleeting relevance to the day at hand.
September 16, 2011
September 16: Soviet Swimming Champion Saves Drowning Victims, 1976
Shavarsh Karapetyan had won 13 European Championships and 7 USSR Championships.
On September 16, 1976, he saved 20 people. He would never swim competitively again.