Nixon LH

Timeline created by Lane Halverson
  • Birth

    On January 9, 1913, Richard Milhous Nixon was born in Yorba Linda, California to Francis Anthony Nixon and Hannah Milhous Nixon
  • moved

    In 1922 his father,Frank, sold the lemon farm and moved to Whittier California.
  • Graduated Highschool

    Graduated Highschool
    In May 1930 He graduated Highschool third in his class
  • elected student body president

    elected student body president
    Richard Nixon was elected student body president at Whittier college
  • Graduating college

    Graduating college
    Richard Nixon attneded Whittier college for a four year course for a Bachelor of Arts degree. He graduated on June 9,1934
  • Married

    On June 21, 1940 he married Pat Ryan
  • Became Officer

    Became Officer
    Nixon was commissioned an officer in The U.S. Navy
  • Military

    Richard Nixon served in the Navy from 1943 to 1945 during World War 2. He was a Naval officer.
  • end of Military Carrier

    end of Military Carrier
    In January of 1946, Nixon was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy with the rank of Lieutenant commander.
  • first Daughter born

    first Daughter born
    February 21, 1946, Richard and Pat had their first daughter Tricia.
  • Elected to house of representatives

    Elected to house of representatives
    Nov.6, 1946, Richard Nixon was elected to the US house of Representatives
  • Lead commitee member

    Lead commitee member
    Nixon work as the lead committee member in the case of the Soviet spy Alger Hiss and he was convicted with Perjury.
  • Elected to the U.S. Senate

    Elected to the U.S. Senate
    On Nov. 7,1950, He was elected to the U.S. Senate after serving another term in House of Representatives.
  • Vice President

    Vice President
    Nominated Vice President of Dwight D. Eisenhower by the Republican Party
  • Checkers speech

    Checkers speech
    Sept.23, 1952, He delivered the "checkers" speech which defended the fund of $18,000 from supporters and saying ti was used for political expenses.
  • Elected Vice President

    Elected Vice President
    On Nov. 4,1952, Richard Nixon was elected vice president for Dwight D. Eisenhower.
  • Death of Father

    Death of Father
    His father Francis Anthony Nixon died on September 4,1956, in Whittier, California
  • Kitchen Debate

    Kitchen Debate
    Wnet head to head with the Soviet Premier,Nikita Krushcheva, on the Merits of freedom verses communism at the American Exhibition in Moscow.
  • First book

    First book
    He wrote his first book "Sic Crises". He ran for Governor of California and lost.
  • Nominated president

    Nominated president
    On Aug. 5-8, 1968, At the convention hall in Miami beach Florida, The republican party nominated Richard Milhous Nixon for president and Spiro Theodore Agnew as his vice president.
  • Visited Europe

    Visited Europe
    In Febuary of 1969, he made his firste foriegn trip as President
  • Inaugurated President

    Inaugurated President
    On Nov.5, 1968,He was elected president, and on Jan. 20,1969,Richard Milhous Nixon became the 37th President of the United States of America.
  • Longest distanced phone call

    Longest distanced phone call
    He made the longest phone call to Neil Armstrong and Buzz Adlerian when they took man kind's first steps on the moon.
  • Visiting China

    Visiting China
    He visited communist China on Feb.21 through the 27th,1972. He was the first President in office to do so.
  • Visits Soviet Union

    Visits Soviet Union
    May 21-27 he visited the Soviet Nixon signed the agreement on the limitation of strategic arms. Became the first president to visit the Soviet Union in office.
  • Providing aid in the Yom Kupper War

    Providing aid in the Yom Kupper War
    In October he provided American military in aid to Israel in the Yom Kupper War to keep Israel alive.
  • Ended Vietnam War

    Ended Vietnam War
    on January 27 The united states ,North Vietnam, South Vietnam, and the Viet Cong signed an agreement to ended the war and restore peace in Vietnam.
  • Resignition

    Nixon announced to decide to resign due to the Watergate scandal's
  • death of wife

    death of wife
    His wife Pat Nixon died in their home in Park Ridge,New Jersey at the age of 81.
  • Death

    Richard Nixon died in New York city on April 22, 1994, because of a stroke. He was 81