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Richard Nixon Timeline

Richard Nixon Timeline
Short Biography of President Richard Nixon
Lifespan: 1913 - 1994
Born on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California
Richard Nixon died on April 22, 1994 in New York
Thirty-seventh President
His term in office was from 1969 to 1974
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Why was Richard Nixon famous?
Richard Nixon was famous as the thirty-seventh President of the United States of America and and the only U.S. President in history to resign his office. His resignation was due to his involvement in the Watergate break-in and cover-up scandal. The next US President was Gerald Ford.

    1913 Richard Nixon was born on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California  
         
    1934 Dust Bowl begins  
         
    1939 Germany invades Poland; World War II begins  
         
    1940 Richard Nixon was married to Thelma “Patricia” Catherine Ryan in 1940. They had 2 children - Patricia and Julie  
         
    1941 Attack on Pearl Harbor
U.S. enters World War II
 
         
    1942 Richard Nixon became Attorney for U.S. Office of Emergency Management, 1942  
         
    1945 Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Germany and Japan surrender, ending World War II
 
         
    1946 The Cold War began between the United States and the Soviet Union  
         
    1947-51 Richard Nixon became Member of U.S. House of Representatives, 1947-51  
         
    1949 NATO formed  
         
    1950 Senator Joseph McCarthy gains power and start Communist witch hunts (1950-1954)
Korean War begins
 
         
    1951-53 Richard Nixon became United States Senator, 1951-53
Richard Nixon became Vice President, 1953-61 (under Eisenhower)
 
         
    1953 Armistice in Korea  
         
    1954 SEATO alliance  
         
    1955 Warsaw Pact  
         
    1956 US installs Diem as leader of South Vietnam  
         
    1957 Civil Rights Act of 1957
Russians launch Sputnik
 
         
    1958 NASA formed  
         
    1959 Cuban Revolution  
         
    1960 Greensboro sit-in
Civil Rights Act of 1960
 
         
    1961 Peace Corps
Vietnam War officially begins with 900 military advisors landing in Saigon
OPEC formed
 
         
    1962 Cuban Missile Crisis  
         
    1963 President J Kennedy assassinated
March on Washington; Martin Luther King, Jr. "I have a dream" speech
 
         
    1964 Civil Rights Act of 1964  
         
    1968 Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy assassinated
Civil Rights Act of 1968
 
         
    1969 Vietnam  
         
    1969 1969 Richard Nixon became the President of the United States of America
1969 - Neil Armstrong becomes the first man to walk on the moon
 
         
    1970 1970 - Environmental Protection Agency created  
         
    1971 1971 - Twenty-Sixth Amendment ratified giving 18-year-olds the right to vote  
         
    1972 Watergate burglary
1972 - SALT Agreement
1972 - Nixon visits China
Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty with USSR
 
         
    1973 Vietnam War ends with US pulling out in 1973
Watergate Scandal breaks in 1973
Skylab first space station launched
 
         
    1974 Richard Nixon resigns Presidency over Watergate  
         
    1979 Three Mile Island nuclear accident
1979 - Iran hostage crisis begins
 
         
    1981 Attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan by John Hinckley  
         
    1986 Iran-Contra scandal breaks
Space Shuttle Challenger accident
 
         
    1994 Richard Nixon died of paralysis due to a stroke and swelling of the brain on April 22, 1994 in New York. He was buried in Yorba Linda in California.  
         
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