Which President hosted the first White House lawn Easter Egg Roll?

Which President hosted the first White House lawn Easter Egg Roll?
– Teddy Roosevelt
– Ronald Reagan
– Gerald Ford
– Rutherford B. Hayes

Rutherford B. Hayes

Answer: On Monday, April 2, 2018, First Lady Melania Trump will host the 140th annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House. The White House Easter Egg Roll is a timeless tradition that dates back to 1878. The first annual White House Easter Egg Roll was held on April 22, 1878 after President Rutherford B. Hayes agreed to open the White House grounds on Easter Monday to children who want to roll Easter eggs. Successive Presidents continued the tradition, and the event has been held on the South Lawn ever since.

Rutherford Birchard Hayes was an American congressman, governor of Ohio, and the 19th president of the United States from 1877 to 1881. Hayes was a lawyer and staunch abolitionist who defended runaway slaves in court proceedings.

Born: 4 October 1822, Delaware, Ohio, United States
Died: 17 January 1893, Fremont, Ohio, United States
Presidential term: 4 March 1877 – 4 March 1881
Political party: Republican Party
Children: Webb Hayes, Scott Russell Hayes, Fanny Hayes, MORE
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