The Museum of Hoaxes
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The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
The worms inside your face
Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
The Hitler Diary Hoax, 1983
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Coin on the Pavement Gag -- April Fool's Day, 1961
A Vancouver Sun photographer welded a 50 cent piece to a spike and hammered it into the pavement. Many tried and failed to pick it up, until one man pried it up using a knife of the type used to dig stones from horses' hooves. [Vancouver Sunday Sun - Apr 1, 1961]

April Fool Categories: Canada, 1961, Street Pranks.
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