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Mule elected G.O.P. committeeman, 1938
Life discovered on the moon, 1835
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
Paper Fish -- April Fool's Day, 1983
A pedestrian on a street in Brussels fell victim to the old prank of a paper fish stuck to his back. In French-speaking countries, tagging someone as a "poisson d'Avril" (April Fish) is the equivalent of calling them an April Fool.

April Fool Categories: Netherlands/Belgium, 1983, Street Pranks.
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