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The Hitler Diary Hoax, 1983
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
Snowball the Monster Cat, 2000
Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
Firemen Don’t Respond -- April Fool's Day, 1950
When fire station No. 2 in High Point, North Carolina received an emergency call from fire station No. 1, they decided not to respond, thinking it must be an April Fool gag. They were incorrect. It turned out that fire station No. 1 really was on fire. An explosion had resulted in flames which damaged their truck. [Waterloo Sunday Courier, Apr 2, 1950.]

April Fool Categories: Mistaken for April Fools, United States, 1950.
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