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Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
Mule elected G.O.P. committeeman, 1938
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
The Hitler Diary Hoax, 1983
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
The Life and Death of Eric Gordon
Here's an amusing account of a Harvard grad named Eric Gordon who faked his own death in order to try to get removed from Harvard's obnoxious alumni mailing list. Harvard actually published an obituary for Eric, but then had to retract it later.
Categories: Death, Pranks
Posted by The Curator on Wed Jul 16, 2003
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