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The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
New Moscow Subway -- April Fool's Day, 1992
The Russian Moskovskaya Pravda revealed that plans had been finalized to build a second subway system in Moscow. This was being done "in the interests of competition." The paper made this announcement in a special March 32nd edition titled Moskovskaya Nye-Pravda (Moscow Un-Truth).

Of course the real thing was done in New York City starting in the 1920s, with the city-owned IND (Independent), today's NYC Subway lines A thru G (actually a 3rd system, after the privately-held IRT and BMT).
Posted by Otto Ihnishyn  on  Sat Apr 01, 2006  at  08:17 PM
Ha ha, that was a nice bit of wry humor on the Russians' part.
Posted by Ben  in  Orange Park, FL  on  Sun Apr 01, 2007  at  06:55 PM
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