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war of the worlds
The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
Mule elected G.O.P. committeeman, 1938
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
The Hitler Diary Hoax, 1983
Undertakers Pranked -- April Fool's Day, 1925
Undertakers in Reno, Nevada reported that they received calls all day from people asking, "Someone there want me?" The undertakers soon began responding, "If you're a dead one, yes." [Reno Evening Gazette, Apr 1, 1925.]

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