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The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
The Hitler Diary Hoax, 1983
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
Bison march on Warsaw -- April Fool's Day, 1959
Wire services reported a variety of April Fool's Day hoaxes perpetrated by the Polish media. One newspaper reported that a herd of thirty bison was marching on Warsaw; another that Buckingham Palace sentries were to be allowed to lick ice cream cones on duty. A third paper reported that gasoline stations were being converted into underground milk tanks in order to ensure a supply of cold milk during the summer.

April Fool Categories: Animals, Newspapers, Poland, 1959.
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