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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.

  1913Richard Nixon was born on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California 
  1934Dust Bowl begins 
  1939Germany invades Poland; World War II begins 
  1940Richard Nixon was married to Thelma “Patricia” Catherine Ryan in 1940. They had 2 children - Patricia and Julie 
  1941Attack on Pearl Harbor
U.S. enters World War II
  1942Richard Nixon became Attorney for U.S. Office of Emergency Management, 1942 
  1945Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Germany and Japan surrender, ending World War II
  1946The Cold War began between the United States and the Soviet Union 
  1947-51Richard Nixon became Member of U.S. House of Representatives, 1947-51 
  1949NATO formed 
  1950Senator Joseph McCarthy gains power and start Communist witch hunts (1950-1954)
Korean War begins
  1951-53Richard Nixon became United States Senator, 1951-53
Richard Nixon became Vice President, 1953-61 (under Eisenhower)
  1953Armistice in Korea 
  1954SEATO alliance 
  1955Warsaw Pact 
  1956US installs Diem as leader of South Vietnam 
  1957Civil Rights Act of 1957
Russians launch Sputnik
  1958NASA formed 
  1959Cuban Revolution 
  1960Greensboro sit-in
Civil Rights Act of 1960
  1961Peace Corps
Vietnam War officially begins with 900 military advisors landing in Saigon
OPEC formed
  1962Cuban Missile Crisis 
  1963President J Kennedy assassinated
March on Washington; Martin Luther King, Jr. "I have a dream" speech
  1964Civil Rights Act of 1964 
  1968Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy assassinated
Civil Rights Act of 1968
  19691969 Richard Nixon became the President of the United States of America
1969 - Neil Armstrong becomes the first man to walk on the moon
  19701970 - Environmental Protection Agency created 
  19711971 - Twenty-Sixth Amendment ratified giving 18-year-olds the right to vote 
  1972Watergate burglary
1972 - SALT Agreement
1972 - Nixon visits China
Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty with USSR
  1973Vietnam War ends with US pulling out in 1973
Watergate Scandal breaks in 1973
Skylab first space station launched
  1974Richard Nixon resigns Presidency over Watergate 
  1979Three Mile Island nuclear accident
1979 - Iran hostage crisis begins
  1981Attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan by John Hinckley 
  1986Iran-Contra scandal breaks
Space Shuttle Challenger accident
  1994Richard 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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