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BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
The Hitler Diary Hoax, 1983
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
Life discovered on the moon, 1835
A black lion: real or fake?
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
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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