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The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
Danish Government Demands British Stop Driving On Left Side of Road -- April Fool's Day, 1986
Danish Prime Minister Poul Schluter held a press conference at which he issued a demand that the British government make its motorists drive on the right side of the road, instead of the left. He said, "We see this as a very serious case and intend to raise the issue in the (European Economic) Community… It is one of our priorities." Schluter, known as an enthusiastic cyclist, noted that he was afraid to ride his bicycle in Britain. As he was leaving the press conference he turned and added, "April Fools."

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