On This Day
Notable events on this day in Russian history
1803: Vladimir Odoevsky, writer, born (died 1869).
1822: Alexander I bans secret societies and masonic lodges
1829: Ivan Sechenov, physician, born (died 1905)
1946: Andrei Vlasov (Head of the Russian Liberation Army) was hanged for treason by the Soviets.
1975: The 'Helsinki Accords' were signed by 35 nations, including the Soviet Union