Feb. 18 (Monday)

The 37th U.S. President
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 Richard Milhous Nixon
Full Name: Richard Milhous Nixon
Born: Jan. 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California
Died: April 22, 1994 in New York City, New York
Richard Milhous Nixon was a Republican politician who served as a Representative and Senator from California, then U.S. Vice President under President Dwight D. Eisenhower before becoming the 37th President of the United States (1969-74) as well as the only president to resign from office (over the Watergate scandal); Nixon’s escalation of the war in Vietnam, along with his conduct of the war gave him a reputation as a war criminal.