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Nixon, Richard Milhous (Dick, Tricky Dick)

Born: 1913 AD
Died: 1994 AD, at 81 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Presidents


1913 - Born on the 9th of January at Yorda Linda, California U.S.A.


1926 - He attended high school in Fullerton High School located at Fullerton, California U.S.A.


1928 - He transfered to Whittier High School located at Whittier, California.


1934 - He graduated first in his class from Whittier High School, and went on to Duke University School

            Of Law located at Durham, North Carolina U.S.A.  


1940 - He married Thelma "Pat" Ryan a high school teacher on the 21st of June.   


              - He served as a reserve officer in the Navy during the World War ll.


1946 - He was elected to the United States House of Representatives for California's 12th

            Congressional district.


1950 - He was elected to the United States Senate.


1952 - At the age of 39, he was elected as a Vice President of United Sates of America.


1960 - He ran in the Presidential election for President, running against John F. Kennedy but he was

defeated, in a close race. 


1969 - He became the 37th President of the United States of America.  


        - He ordered secret bombing campaigns in Cambodia to destroy what was believed to be

          the headquarters of the National Front for the Liberation of Vietnam.


1971 - He strongly supported General Yahya Khan of Pakistan during the Indo-Pakistan War

(a major military conflict between India and Pakistan).


1973 - He supported Augusto Pinochet's for the military overthrow of President Salvador Allende

            elected Socialist Government of Chili.


1974 - He signed a bill that lowered the maximum U.S. speed limit to 55 miles per hour in order to

            conserve gasoline during the energy crisis.


1994 - He died on 22nd of April at the age of 81.







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