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Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Loch Ness Monster Hoaxes
Dog wins art contest, 1974
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
Lindsay Lohan Pregnant? -- April Fool's Day, 2013
26-year-old actress Lindsay Lohan tweeted that she was pregnant. She posted the announcement at 10:35 pm (west coast time) on April 1st, which caused confusion because it was already April 2nd on the east coast. Therefore, her followers weren't sure whether or not she was joking. She clarified her intent the following day by tweeting, "April Fools. Where's everyone's sense of humor?" Then she deleted the posts.

Curator's Note — The official rules of April Fools state that jokes are supposed to be sprung before noon. Those who delay their jokes until after noon are themselves considered to be the fools.

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