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The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
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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