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Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
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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