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Did Poe say 'The best things in life make you sweaty'?
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Crossing the Equator -- April Fool's Day, 1938

"The equator was recently photographed for the first time in history. It turned out to be a broad white line which this schooner had difficulty in hurdling." [Life - Apr 4, 1938]

April Fool Categories: Fictitious Geography, 1938, Photo Hoaxes.
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