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The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Cursed by Allah
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
war of the worlds
The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
Parisian Poisson d’Avril -- April Fool's Day, 1937
A Parisian boy pins a paper fish onto the back of a police officer at Porte Saint Denis. Pinning a paper fish (un poisson d'Avril) onto a victim's back was, for centuries, considered to be the traditional April Fool's prank in France, perpetrated primarily by young boys.


April Fool Categories: France, 1937, Street Pranks.
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