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
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.