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Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
Samsung invents the on/off switch
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
Mule elected G.O.P. committeeman, 1938
Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
The Heineken Ellipsus -- April Fool's Day, 2012
Heineken revealed that the Keukenhof gardens had succeeded in creating a new type of tulip that looked like a glass of Heineken beer — yellow with a white head, and a red star like the Heineken logo. The tulip had been named the Ellipsus, after the Heineken glass.






April Fool Categories: Botany, Netherlands/Belgium, 2012.
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