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The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
Loch Ness Monster Hoaxes
Modern Gulliver Visits Spartanburg -- April Fool's Day, 1940

"Is this Lilliput land? Not at all, it is Main Street in Spartanburg. You can hardly believe your eyes, for you didn't see this skyscraper man towering over four and five-story buildings? Take a look at the date line on this paper and you will understand why today everything is possible and even the camera may live. It's April Fool's Day." [The Spartanburg Herald - Apr 1, 1940]

April Fool Categories: 1940, Photo Hoaxes.
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