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This Week, the Answer Man Looks at Presidential Facts and Firsts
1. Who was the first U.S. president to declare Labor Day a holiday? For bragging rights, also provide the year.
2. In what year was the official National Christmas Tree first lit? For bragging rights, also name the U.S. president who participated in the event.
3. In 1947, the National Turkey Federation and the Poultry and Egg National Board gave a turkey to then President Harry S. Truman, who reportedly ate the bird for Thanksgiving. Name the first year a White House turkey was officially pardoned.
4. There is a presidential tradition of the president-elect and outgoing president riding together to the Capitol for inauguration ceremonies.
5. In what year did the White House Easter Egg Roll begin?
1. President Grover Cleveland on June 28, 1894.
2. 1923. President Calvin Coolidge.
3. 1989 by President George H. W. Bush.
4. President-elect Martin Van Buren and outgoing President Andrew Jackson in 1837.
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