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The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
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The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
April Fool Riot Call -- April Fool's Day, 1920
The desk sergeant at the San Francisco police station received a frantic phone call. "For God's sake rush the wagon to 1448 Bush Street." A dozen officers were sent to the address. The local paper reported, "They found 1448 Bush Street. It is a branch police station." [Modesto Evening News, Apr 1, 1920.]

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