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BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
Snowball the Monster Cat, 2000
Cursed by Allah
Eiffel Tower Moves -- April Fool's Day, 1986
Le Parisien newspaper reported that an agreement had been signed to take down the Eiffel Tower and move it to the new Euro Disney theme park being constructed east of Paris. Where the tower used to be, a 35,000-seat stadium would be built for the 1992 Olympic Games.

April Fool Categories: National Landmarks, Newspapers, France, 1986.
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