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Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
Life discovered on the moon, 1835
war of the worlds
The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
A black lion: real or fake?
The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
Howard Stern Replaced -- April Fool's Day, 2004
Fans of "shock jock" Howard Stern were dismayed to tune in to his morning show and discover that Infinity Broadcasting had replaced him with two DJs who promised "all the fun without the filth." Stern had recently been publicly arguing with the FCC because it had applied an "indecency" standard to his show. But after an hour Stern and his sidekick Robin Quivers returned to the air. “We are back for anybody who was stupid enough to fall for that,” Stern said. “Check your calendar people,” Quivers added.

April Fool Categories: Radio, 2004.
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