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Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
Oil Found in Japan -- April Fool's Day, 2003
The Tokyo Shimbun reported the discovery of a huge oil field (over 110 billion barrels, about the size of Iraqi reserves) in the Tokyo Gulf. It was predicted that this would tip the balance of power with Washington in Japan's favour.

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