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Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
war of the worlds
The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938
Bogus Bank Robbery -- April Fool's Day, 1963
A 14-year-old Connecticut schoolboy walked into a bank during lunch and handed the teller a napkin, on which was written a demand for money. The teller handed him $600. The boy began to leave the bank, then turned around and handed the money back. Police later arrested him and sent him to a New Haven juvenile detention center. [Chicago Tribune - Apr 2, 1963]

April Fool Categories: Crime, Poorly Received, 1963, Banks.
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