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Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
The Gallery of Fake Viral Images
Mule elected G.O.P. committeeman, 1938
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
Dog wins art contest, 1974
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
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  07:17 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  05:55 PM
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