President Richard Nixon Timeline

Important Dates, World and National Events During His Lifetime

Personal Events

Richard Mihous Nixon was born in Yorba Linda, California

01/09/1913

Attended Whittier College

08/25/1934

Duke University Law School

08/11/1937

Married Thelma Patricia Catherine Ryan

06/21/1940

Daughter Patricia Nixon was born

1946

Daughter Julie Nixon was born

1948

Presidency

Nixon announced his plan to withdraw 25,000 US troops from South Vietnam

1969

Inaugurated as the 37th president of the US

1969

Appollo II lands the first men on the moon

1969

Five Theives arrested while breaking into the Democratic Headquarters at he Watergate in Washington, DC

1972

Supreme Court Orders Nixon to turn in 64 tapes to the Senate Watergate Committee which he refused to do.

1974

Three article of impeachment are brought against Nixon.

July, 1974

Nixon resigned as the president because he was in trouble. This was televised.

August 8, 1974

Nixon Died

04/22/1994