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The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
war of the worlds
The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
A black lion: real or fake?
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Radiation Rouses Prehistoric Creatures -- April Fool's Day, 1979
Frank Jones, of for the Toronto Star, reported that radiation leaking into Lake Ontario was causing prehistoric creatures to crawl up out of the lake and onto the shores of Ward’s Island.

April Fool Categories: Animals, Newspapers, Canada, 1979, Fake Warnings.
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