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Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
The Hitler Diary Hoax, 1983
Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
A New Bunch of Practical Jokers -- April Fool's Day, 1901


"A few of the unsophisticated and unwary who were made victims of practical jokers on All Fools' Day and the methods used to accomplish their undoing and furnish amusement for the gaping spectators." [The San Francisco Call - Apr 2, 1901]

April Fool Categories: Cartoons, 1901, Street Pranks.
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