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  • Francis Anthony "Frank" Nixon

    Francis Anthony "Frank" Nixon
    Francis Anthony "Frank" Nixon (December 3, 1878 – September 4, 1956) was an American businessman and the father of U.S. President Richard Nixon.
  • Hannah Milhous Nixon

    Hannah Milhous Nixon
    Hannah Milhous Nixon (March 7, 1885 – September 30, 1967) was the mother of President Richard Nixon. She was born near Butlerville, Indiana, the daughter of Almira Park (née Burdg), who was from Columbiana County, Ohio.
  • RICHARD NIXON

    RICHARD NIXON
    Richard Nixon is born in Yorba Linda, California, to Frank and Hannah Milhous Nixon. He is the second of five brothers.
  • NIXON FAMILY MOVES

    NIXON FAMILY MOVES
    Frank and Hannah Nixon sell their house and citrus grove in Yorba Linda and move their family to nearby Whittier. There they open a gas station and a grocery store.
  • RICHARD NIXON BROTHER DIED

    RICHARD NIXON BROTHER DIED
    Richard’s younger brother, Arthur Burdg Nixon, dies suddenly from tuberculosis.
  • RICHARD GOES TO COLLEGE.

    RICHARD GOES TO COLLEGE.
    Nixon attends Whittier College in Whittier, California.
  • RICHARD GOES TO NEW COLLEGE

    RICHARD GOES TO NEW COLLEGE
    Nixon attends Duke University Law School in Durham, North Carolina.
  • RICHARD IS ADMITTED TO CALIFORNIA BAR.

    RICHARD IS ADMITTED TO CALIFORNIA BAR.
    Richard Nixon is admitted to the California Bar. Soon thereafter, he joins the law firm of Wingert and Bewley in Whittier, California. After a little over a year, he becomes a full partner.
  • RICHARD GETS MARRIED

    RICHARD GETS MARRIED
    Nixon marries Thelma Catherine (“Pat”) Ryan in Riverside, California.
  • NIXON MOVES TO WASHINGTON D.C.

    NIXON MOVES TO WASHINGTON D.C.
    Nixon moves to Washington, D.C., to join the Office of Price Administration, the federal agency charged with regulating wartime prices and overseeing rationing.
  • NIXON ACCEPTS A COMMISSION IN THE U.S. NAVY.

    NIXON ACCEPTS A COMMISSION IN THE U.S. NAVY.
    While working for the Office of Price Administration in Washington, D.C, Nixon applies for and accepts a commission in the U.S. Navy. After a brief assignment at the Naval Air Base in Ottumwa, Iowa.In January 1945, Nixon is transferred stateside to work on Navy contracts.
  • NIXION IN THE COMMITTEE

    NIXION IN THE COMMITTEE
    The Committee of 100, a group of local Republicans who hope to unseat ten-year incumbent Jerry Voorhis, selects Nixon as their candidate.
  • RICHARD NIXON HAS A BABY WITH HIS WIFE

    RICHARD NIXON HAS A BABY WITH HIS WIFE
    Daughter Patricia “Tricia” Nixon is born.
  • NIXON LEAVES NAVY

    NIXON LEAVES NAVY
    Nixon is discharged from the U.S. Naval Reserve. He leaves the military as a lieutenant commander.
  • NIXON SERVES AS A REPRESENTATIVE

    NIXON SERVES AS A REPRESENTATIVE
    Nixon serves as the Representative for the Twelfth Congressional District of California.
  • RICHARD NIXON AND HIS WIFE HAVE ANOTHER BABY GIRL.

    RICHARD NIXON AND HIS WIFE HAVE ANOTHER BABY GIRL.
    Daughter Julie Nixon is born.
  • MEMBER IN A HOUSE

    MEMBER IN A HOUSE
    While a member of the House Un-American Activities Committee, Nixon investigates accusations that Alger Hiss, a young Harvard educated lawyer who worked in the State Department, was a member of the communist party while employed by the federal government.
  • NIXON

    NIXON
    Capitalizing in part on his new popularity, Nixon campaigns and wins against another incumbent, Helen Gahagan Douglas, the wife of actor Melvyn Douglas.
  • RHICHARD NIXON PURCHASE

    RHICHARD NIXON PURCHASE
    Amid allegations that he misused campaign funds, Nixon and his supporters purchase a television spot to defend his nomination as the Republican party’s Vice Presidential candidate.
  • nixon is vice president

    nixon is vice president
    Nixon is elected Vice President of the United States to President Dwight Eisenhower.
  • relected

    relected
    Nixon is re-elected Vice President of the United States to President Dwight Eisenhower.
  • NIXON FACES RIOTS

    NIXON FACES RIOTS
    In Latin America, Nixon faces anti-American riots in Lima, Peru, on May 8 and in Caracas, Venezuela, on May 13.
  • USSR

    USSR
    Nixon makes a trip to the U.S.S.R.
  • NEW YORK

    NEW YORK
    Nixon practices law in New York City.
  • U.S. PRESIDENT

    U.S. PRESIDENT
    Nixon is elected thirty-seventh President of the United States.
  • JULIE GETS MARRIED

    JULIE GETS MARRIED
    Nixon’s daughter Julie marries Dwight David Eisenhower II, grandson of former president Dwight Eisenhower
  • OIL RIG LEAKS

    OIL RIG LEAKS
    An accident on a Union Oil Company rig off the coast of Santa Barbara leaks more than 200,000 gallons of crude oil into the Pacific Ocean
  • SECRET BOMBING

    SECRET BOMBING
    Nixon orders secret bombings of Cambodia to destroy North Vietnamese supply routes and base camps, commencing with "Operation Breakfast."
  • LEAVES HIS OFFICE

    LEAVES HIS OFFICE
    Nixon leaves office. At 10:00 A.M., he boards a helicopter on the South Grounds of the White House and flies to Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland. From there, Nixon flies to El Toro Marine Corps Air Station in California aboard the Spirit of 76.
  • BOOKS

    BOOKS
    Nixon publishes his fifth book, Real Peace: A Strategy for the West.
  • BOOKS

    BOOKS
    Nixon publishes his sixth book, No More Vietnams.
  • SEIZE

    SEIZE
    Nixon publishes his ninth book, Seize the Moment: America“s Challenge in a One Party World.
  • PAT DIES

    PAT DIES
    Thelma “Pat” Ryan Nixon dies at home in Park Ridge, New Jersey
  • NIXON DIES AND GETS HIS LAST BOOK PUBLISHED

    NIXON DIES AND GETS HIS LAST BOOK PUBLISHED
    Nixon dies in New York City. May 10, 1994 Nixon publishes his tenth and final book, Beyond Peace, which examines the foreign policy challenges of the new post-Cold War world.