This Day In History - Nixon Resigns 1974

Nixon Resigns 1974

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

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Event Description

In an evening televised address, President Richard M. Nixon announces his intention to become the first president in American history toresign. With impeachment proceedings underway against him for his involvement in the Watergate affair, Nixon was finally bowing to pressure from thepublic and Congress to leave the White House.

Event Location

Washington, DC, United States