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Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
The Hitler Diary Hoax, 1983
Joggers Slow Down To Help Squirrels -- April Fool's Day, 1993
Cologne radio station Westdeutsche Rundfunk announced that city officals had decreed that joggers could only run at a maximum speed of six miles per hour through the city's parks. Any faster, it was said, and they would inconvenience the squirrels who were in the middle of their mating season.

April Fool Categories: Animals, Sports, Radio, Germany, 1993, Stupid Laws.
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