ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: NICHOLAS II – 20 APRIL, 1904
From the 1904 diary of Nicholas II:
20th April. Tuesday. At one in the morning went on duck hunt near Gatchina and killed 2 grouses. Returned home at 5 o’cl. It rained the entire night. During the day as well, but was also quite warm. Alix had gone to the city to her warehouse and returned for tea. Engalychev had breakfast. Took a walk. Studied a lot in the evening.