A ceremony marking the 110th anniversary of the birth of Richard M. Nixon will be held Monday at the Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.
The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. with the laying of a wreath sent by President Joe Biden at the memorials of the 37th president and his wife Pat. It will also include remarks by U.S. Navy Capt. Jessica O’Brien, commanding officer at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, formal presentation of the colors and national anthem and patriotic musical performances by Navy Band Southwest.
Admission will be free at the library on Monday. It will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Nixon served on active duty in the Navy during World War II, rising to the rank of lieutenant commander. He was released from active duty in 1946, and promoted to commander in the Naval Reserve in 1953. He retired from the Naval Reserve in 1966.