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The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
April Fool Gadgets -- April Fool's Day, 1944
"Fun-loving Americans spend about $8,000,000 a year on tricky gadgets which make good fun on April Fool's Day. Here are a few you should watch out for this year: Plate Lifter — Your blueplate gets a bouncing wanderlust; Hot Salt — It comes out pepper; Inseparable Saucer — Sticks to cup; Tough Doughnut — A rubber sinker; Dribble Glass — April showers." [AP Features]

April Fool Categories: 1944, House Pranks.
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