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The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
Fake Fish Photos
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
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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