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Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
Use your left ear to detect lies
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
George Orwell For President -- April Fool's Day, 1983
Three men, who identified themselves as Richard Silverman, Steven Silverman, and Jay Silverman, held a press conference at Washington's Mayflower Hotel at which they announced George Orwell's candidacy for the 1984 presidential election. They said, "We intend to use the Orwell candidacy as an avenue for humor during the long presidential election process. April Fool's Day seems an appropriate date to announce Orwell's candidacy." George Orwell died in 1950.


April Fool Categories: Politics, 1983.
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