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Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Samsung invents the on/off switch
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
war of the worlds
The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
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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