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The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
The worms inside your face
The Gallery of Fake Viral Images
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
The Purse on a String Prank -- April Fool's Day, 1861

[Harper's Weekly — Apr 1, 1861]

April Fool Categories: 1860s, Street Pranks, Wallet On A String.
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