April 22, 1994: Richard Nixon, the 37th President of the United States, dies at the age of 81 after suffering from a stroke.
Pictured: LIFE photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt adjusts Richard Nixon’s tie prior to photo shoot during the 1960 presidential campaign. Nixon lost to JFK in November of that year by one of the smallest margins in American history. (Alfred Eisenstaedt—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)
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