The Museum of Hoaxes
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Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Mule elected G.O.P. committeeman, 1938
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
Mona Lisa Frowns -- April Fool's Day, 1990
The Independent reported that an art restoration team doing extensive cleaning of the Mona Lisa had made a startling discovery. Although the woman in the painting is famous for her smile, once the layers of dirt had been removed, it was found that she was actually scowling.

April Fool Categories: Art, 1990.
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