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The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Life discovered on the moon, 1835
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
No Bottle Baby -- April Fool's Day, 1939
"CAMERA DECEIVES THE EYE... Don't be misled, folks, Miss Marjorie Tanner, Weber college beauty, is no bottle baby— she merely obliged the staff photographer by climbing into the bottle so that he could hand the editor an April Fool photograph." [The Ogden Standard-Examiner - Apr 1, 1939]

April Fool Categories: Beauty and Grooming, 1939, Photo Hoaxes.
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