TATIANA ROMANOV: TYPHOID FEVER, 1913
On 24 February, 1913, Grand Duchess Tatiana contracted typhoid fever in the period of the Great Lent before Orthodox Easter. Her condition was very serious for the rest of February and the entire month of March, when the Tercentenary Celebrations actually began.
From the 1913 diary of Tatiana Romanov:
“24th February. Sunday. In the morning temp. 39.2”