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Dog wins art contest, 1974
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
Mothers Day Already? -- April Fool's Day, 1963


"Boss Wally Gerdes must have thought it was Mothers Day when 14 of his employees in the installation department at Western Electric Co.'s Montebellow, Calif., plant showed up Monday in maternity smocks well filled out. But it was just the girls' pregnant (pillows) idea of an April Fool's Day joke. Five of them aren't married." [Associated Press Wirephoto]

April Fool Categories: Sex, United States, 1963, Office Pranks.
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