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Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
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Mule elected G.O.P. committeeman, 1938
Fake Fish Photos
Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
Rugby Refs to Wear Glasses -- April Fool's Day, 2006
Ad placed by the Rugby Football Union:

"At the Rugby Football Union (RFU) we're constantly striving to improve things for players and public alike. That's why we're harnessing the latest technology to give hard-pressed referrees "an extra pair of eyes". Eight fibre-optic cameras in the ball, a GPS satellite and laser read-out glasses should once and for all put an end to interminable "was it a try or not?" arguments. Professor Avril Premier, who is also a leading researcher into odour-sensitive shorts that change colour at the first signs of in-scrum flatulence, is confident that diehard traditionalists will soon be won over."

April Fool Categories: Sports, United Kingdom, 2006.
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