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Life discovered on the moon, 1835
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
A black lion: real or fake?
Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
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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