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The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
The worms inside your face
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
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Snell’s African Journey -- April Fool's Day, 1975
BBC Radio 4’s Today Show announced that as part of the centenary celebrations for Edgar Wallace’s Sanders of the River, Major John Blashford Snell had just completed a secret journey into the African interior in search of a rare tribe mentioned in that book. The heads of the members of this tribe supposedly grew beneath their shoulders, giving them a stooped appearance. It was also reported that the chief of this tribe had once been a lift attendant.

April Fool Categories: Literary, Radio, United Kingdom, 1975, BBC.
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