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The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Life discovered on the moon, 1835
Dog wins art contest, 1974
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
Snowball the Monster Cat, 2000
Fake Fish Photos
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
Dogs to be painted white -- April Fool's Day, 1965
Politiken, a Copenhagen newspaper, reported that the Danish parliament had passed a new law requiring all dogs to be painted white. The purpose of this, it explained, was to increase road safety by allowing dogs to be seen more easily at night. [Appleton Post-Crescent, Apr 1, 1965.]

April Fool Categories: Animals, Newspapers, Denmark, 1965, Stupid Laws.
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