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Life discovered on the moon, 1835
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
Loch Ness Monster Hoaxes
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
Bedford Bypass Airlift -- April Fool's Day, 1969
"A helicopter airlift has been initiated to carry slow moving vehicles over the Bedford Bypass Detour. Two pick-up points, one along Sunnyside Road and the other along Mile Level, have been established. The air lift will be limited to daylight hours. Those who desire to view the operation should first check their calendar."
[Bedford Gazette - Apr 1, 1969]


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