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The Hitler Diary Hoax, 1983
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
Dog wins art contest, 1974
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Dentist summoned to cemetery -- April Fool's Day, 1896
There was the usual number of April fool jokes sprung yesterday, and the young dentist who went over on West Main street as far as the cemetery to do some work, in response to a bogus call, returned fully convinced that the fool business was being overdone.
[The North Adams Daily Transcript, Apr 2, 1896.]


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