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Richard Nixon Presidency Timeline
Richard Nixon was the 37th President of the United States who served in office from January 20, 1969 to August 9, 1974. What were the key events during his presidency? The Richard Nixon Presidency Timeline provides a fast, but detailed, overview of the important issues and key events with a brief explanation of each of the important events and the dates on which they occurred.

Richard Nixon Presidency Timeline
Richard Nixon Timeline covers the history, important accomplishments and key issues of his presidency from January 20, 1969 to August 9, 1974 that included:

Apollo 11 Lunar landing: Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon.
The President visits China & the End of the Vietnam War
The Watergate Scandal leading to the impeachment of the President

Richard Nixon Presidency Timeline
The following fact file format provides a fast overview of the Richard Nixon Presidency with a History Timeline of the important events and accomplishments of his presidency. Richard Nixon Presidency Timeline details the sequence of key historical events and accomplishments arranged in chronological order that had a significant impact on the history of the United States of America.

Richard Nixon Timeline: Presidential Timeline of Important Events
1969His inauguration as 37th President of the United States
1969The Cold War continued the struggle between communism and democracy. The Vietnam War (November 1, 1955 April 30, 1975) also  continues
1969Apollo 11: Apollo 11 launches on July 20, 1969. It lands on the lunar surface. Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon.
1970On May 4, 1970 four students shot dead at Kent State University by Ohio National Guardsmen
1970The Clean Air Act was passed and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was created to protecting human health and the environment by enforcing laws passed by Congress.
1970The first Earth Day was celebrated on Wednesday, April 22, 1970
1971The 26th Amendment ratified giving 18-year-olds the right to vote.
1971The Pentagon Papers were leaked March 1971 revealing that previous administrations  had been dishonest
1971Apollo 14: Apollo 14 lands on the moon on  February 5, 1971 commanded by Alan Shepard. He was the only astronaut from Project Mercury to reach the moon.
1972By 1972, less than 30% of Americans agreed with the Vietnam War. Protests erupted in Washington, D.C. and on college campuses across the US
1972The Watergate Break-in: On June 17, 1972 Five men, including one who says he used to work for the CIA, are arrested for trying to bug the offices of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate hotel and office complex.
1972The SALT Agreement (Strategic Arms Limitation Talks): Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev and the President meet in Moscow and sign the SALT agreements
1972The Anti-Ballistic-Missile Treaty of 1972 limits the number of US and Soviet defensive antiballistic missile systems
1972The President visits China starting a week-long summit aimed at ending twenty years of cool relations between the two countries, enabling the policy of detente.
1972November 11, 1972: Richard Nixon is re-elected in one of the largest landslides in American history
1973January 15, 1973: Bowing to strong anti-war sentiments the President announced on national television plans for a cease fire and to end U.S. offensive actions in Vietnam.
1973January 30, 1973: Former presidential aides, G. Gordon Liddy and James W. McCord, are convicted of conspiracy, burglary and wiretapping in the Watergate incident.
1973Skylab: Skylab, a small orbital space platform, is launched on  May 14, 1973
1973The CIA, acting in secret, helps to overthrow the government of Chile under Salvador Allende.
1973The End of the Vietnam War: On March 29, 1973, the United States ended its military involvement in Vietnam. The Vietnam War continued for another 2 years, but the South Vietnamese no longer received American assistance.
1973The 1973 Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade regarding abortions
1973November 17, 1973: The President declares, Im not a crook, maintaining his innocence in the conspiracy and cover-up of the Watergate scandal.
1973July 27, 1974: House Judiciary Committee passes the first of 3 articles of impeachment, charging obstruction of justice.
1974August 8, 1974: Richard Nixon becomes the first president of the United States to resign.
1974His presidency and term in office ends. Vice President Gerald Ford assumes office and will later pardon Nixon related to the Watergate scandal. The next US President was therefore Gerald R. Ford
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