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The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
Loch Ness Monster Hoaxes
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
Fake Fish Photos
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
Leaning Tower of Pisa Falls Over -- April Fool's Day, 1960
The national news in the Netherlands reported that the Tower of Pisa had fallen over. The announcement caused widepread shock and mourning.

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