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Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
Samsung invents the on/off switch
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
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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