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Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
Chickpanzees -- April Fool's Day, 1991
The Daily Mirror reported that Professor Vogel Brayne, a "top genetics expert," had succeeded in crossing the genes of a monkey with those of a chicken. He had thus created a "chickpanzee," a tiny monkey-like animal covered in white down, which was shown hatching from an egg as two bewildered chickens looked on. The little chickpanzee, named Charlie, was said to have left the world of science "shell-shocked".

April Fool Categories: 1991.
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