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The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
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The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
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The Toot and Calm Horn -- April Fool's Day, 1990s?
BMW revealed that it had developed a new "Toot and Calm Horn" (T.C.H.) system, which made a noise that actually calmed other drivers on the road rather than aggravating them, thereby lessening the risk of road rage. The name "Toot and Calm Horn" was styled after Tutankhamen.

This April Fool ad has been fairly widely reported, but I don't know where or when it ran. The earliest report of it I've found dates to 2006. I'm guessing the ad may have run in the 1990s.

April Fool Categories: Undated, BMW.
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