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Snowball the Monster Cat, 2000
A black lion: real or fake?
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Cursed by Allah
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
Concorde Flies Again -- April Fool's Day, 2009
The French Museum of Air and Space announced on its website that Concorde was scheduled to return to the air for a special two-hour flight in June. The supersonic plane had not flown since 2003, but the museum explained that one of two Concordes given to it had been kept flight-ready. The announcement was picked up by the French news agency AFP, which later had to retract it when the museum confirmed the news was a hoax. The museum explained that it perpetrated the hoax in order to publicize its hope that one day Concorde really would fly again.

April Fool Categories: Traffic and Transportation, France, 2009.
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