ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: MARIA ROMANOV- 26 MARCH, 1916.
From the 1916 diary of Maria Romanov:
26 March. Walked with Trina, had lessons, rode with Shura. Had breakfast 5 with Papa and Mama, Count Fredericks, and Count Kutaisov. Broke ice with Papa and the sailors. Mama was there. Papa departed, [we] saw him and Dmitri off. Had tea 4 and Mama. Went to Vsenoshnoya 5 with Mama. Had dinner 4 and Mama on the sofa. Anya was here.