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Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
A black lion: real or fake?
Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
Europeans To Drive On Left Side -- April Fool's Day, 1971
French state-run radio announced that European motorists would soon be required to drive on the left side of the road, in order to help British drivers when they joined the Common Market. Almost immediately the radio station began receiving hundreds of phone calls from enraged French motorists. As a result, the station quickly confessed that the story was a hoax.

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