Richard NIXON

Birth name: Richard Milhous Nixon
Date of birth: 1913-01-09
Chronology:
(1916) He fell out of a horse-drawn carriage in which he was riding with his mother and brother, and one of the wheels ran over his head. Despite a deep wound, he got up and ran after the buggy as his mother urged it to stop. The accident left him with a visible scar, which is why for the rest of his life he combed his hair straight back rather than parting it on the side.
(1934) Graduated from Whitter College.
(1937) Graduated from Duke Law School University.
(1940-06-21) Married Pat
(1942) Join the Navy.
(1946) Left the Navy.
(1948) First rose to political prominence as a U.S. Representative, when he was instrumental in bringing charges against Alger Hiss, an alleged Communist spy.
(1952) Appeared on his first of 55 TIME magazine covers, a record still unbroken by any other single person.
(1953) Became Vice President of the U.S.A.
(1960) During his campaign for President, he and John F. Kennedy, engaged in the first-ever televised Presidential debates.
(1963-11-22) Was in Dallas when Kennedy was assasinated.
(1969) Elected as the 37th President of the U.S.A.
(1969-06) During his presidential tenure, the first White House worship to be conducted by a Jewish rabbi was celebrated.
(1971-07) His National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger secretly visited Beijing during a trip to Pakistan, and laid the groundwork for Nixon's visit to China.
(1972) He was given a private screening of "1776". He objected to the musical number "Cool Considerate Men," so the number was cut from the theatrical release.
(1972-02-21) Visits China.
(1972-02-28) Left China.
(1972-06-17) Five burglars were hired by the Nixon Committee to break into the Democratic National Committee offices inside the Watergate office complex in Washington. At 2:30 AM, they were arrested at the scene.
(1972-08) He claim to the reporters that no one with in the White House was involved with the Watergate Incident.
(1973) He was responsible for signing the cease fire agreement with North Vietnam and was instrumental in bringing the last of the US troops from the country.
(1973-11) He made a scheduled appearance before 400 Associated Press managing editors in Florida. During a feisty question and answer period he maintained his innocence, stating he's not a crook.
(1974-08-05) The long sought after audio tapes provided the "smoking gun" which revealed he had been deeply involved in the coverup and had ordered Haldeman to halt the FBI investigation just six days after the Watergate break-in.
(1974-08-09) Resigned from being President.
(1974-09) Newly elected President Gerald Ford granted Nixon a full pardon for any crimes he might have committed while he was still President.
(1975) After receiving a $2 million advance for his memoirs, British TV personality David Frost, offered him between $600,000 and $1 million for a series of 4 interviews.
(1990-07-09) Dedicated his own Presidential Libary in Yorba Linda, CA along with President George Bush Sr. & former President Gerald Ford & Ronald Reagan.
(1994-04-18) Suffered from a storke and was sent to the New York City hospital.
(1994-04-22) Died at 9:08 pm from a heart attack at the New York City hospital.
Date of death: 1994-04-22
Blood type: A
Height: 182 cm
Favorites:
Alcoholic Drink: Dry Martini
Avid baseball fan
Movie: Patton
Hobbies:
An excellent poker player.
Bowling
Golf
Often played a grand piano to entertain his executive guests.
Skills & Abilities:
Pianist
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