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Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Dog wins art contest, 1974
Our Boys Come Home -- April Fool's Day, 1972

Larry McCormick took to the streets of downtown St. Louis selling an April Fool newspaper announcing that the war in Vietnam was ending. "Our Boys Come Home -- All GIs Out of Vietnam." Other headlines in the paper included, "I was wrong says Nixon," and "Gen. Westmoreland indicted for war crimes."

April Fool Categories: Social Commentary, War and Military, 1972.
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