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Life discovered on the moon, 1835
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Dog wins art contest, 1974
Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
Free Childcare at Political Offices -- April Fool's Day, 2009
An advertisement that appeared on page five of the Australian newspaper claimed that Prime Minister Kevin Rudd had volunteered the use of the electorate offices as a child-minding service: "Each MP's electorate office will today be accepting newborns for a free child minding service. This is another example of Labor's commitment to working families." The advocacy group Get Up later claimed responsibility for the ad.


April Fool Categories: Government, Social Commentary, Australia, 2009.
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