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Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
Samsung invents the on/off switch
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
The worms inside your face
Fake Fish Photos
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
Compressed Air -- April Fool's Day, 1915
In what appeared to be an April Fool's prank gone badly wrong, Harry Zahrichs of Lackawanna, New York had to be rushed to the hospital after his fellow workmen injected compressed air into his body, tearing and dislodging some of his internal organs. [Trenton Evening Times, Apr 2, 1915.]

April Fool Categories: Poorly Received, United States, 1915, Office Pranks.
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