Alice Roosevelt died on Valentine’s Day of 1884, just 36 hours after giving birth to a daughter.
She was just 22 years old and passed away in the arms of her loving husband, future U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt.
On the same day, in the same house, Roosevelt had already said a final goodbye to his mother, Martha “Mittie”, who had died of typhoid fever.

Theodore's diary entry for that day read as follows: