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The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
Loch Ness Monster Hoaxes
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Fake Fish Photos
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
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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