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The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
World’s Longest Anthem -- April Fool's Day, 2009
The Sun revealed that during the World Cup qualifying match against Ukraine, fans would have to stand as the world's longest national anthem played, the six-and-a-half minute version of Oi Ukrainy. Any fans who sat down during the anthem would be ejected from Wembley stadium. The anthem would be sung by the folk star Furstov Aprylova.

April Fool Categories: Music, Sports, 2009.
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