Best Ever April Fool pranks in History


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1st April is being known traditionally as Fool’s Day, April fool’s day or All fool’s Day in many countries particularly in western culture. It is an odd celebration celebrated for the sense of humor usually involves harmless jokes, pranks and hoaxes which are socially sanctioned. Although, there is a huge list of April fools pranks and hoaxes but few of which get most popular and still confusing the people. Here is the list of top 10 all the time most Popular April fools Pranks or hoaxes.

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Best Ever April Fool pranks in History

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  2. 2. Spaghetti Tree Hoax
  3. 3. On April 1st 1957 , BBC news show Panorama broadcast a documentary segment about bumper spaghetti farms in Switzerland where a Swiss family carrying out their annual spaghetti harvest and pulling the strands of spaghetti off the trees and placing it into baskets.
  4. 4. Dead Fairy Hoax
  5. 5. The hoax appear a day or two before the Fool’s Day, April 1st of 2007, where an image of a Dead mummified fairy which is roughly 8-inches or the size of our palm, was posted on the website Lebanon Circle Magic Company
  6. 6. Republic Of San Serriffe
  7. 7. On 1 April 1977, a seven-page hoax supplement was published by one of the famous British news paper, The Guardian, devoted to discovery of a small republic San Serriffe located in Indian Ocean. The country was said to consist of several island resemble to semi colon, the main two island of which are Lower Caisse (Case) and Upper Caisse (Case) and its capital was Bodoni.
  8. 8. Life On Jupiter
  9. 9. On April 1 1996, AOL announced that USA Government source claims the signs of life on Jupiter as detected by Galileo mission to Jupiter.
  10. 10. Metric Time System
  11. 11. On 1 April 1975, Australia’s famous news program, This Day Tonight announced that the country would be converting soon the traditional time system to “metric time” the base of which will be 10. There would be 100 seconds in a minute, 100 minutes in an hour and 20 hours in a day
  12. 12. Color TV -DIY
  13. 13. On April 1, 1962 in Sweden, the only TV channel Sveriges Television (SVT), which broadcast their shows in black and white, the technical expert’s of SVT TV Station Kjell Stensson announced the converting mechanism of existing Black and White into Color TV with just a pieces of nylon stocking to pull over the TV screen and that’s it.
  14. 14. Wisconsin State Capitol Collapse
  15. 15. April 1 1933, The Madison Capital Times showed a picture of collapsing Wisconsin State Capitol dome under the headline which announced “Dome Topples Off Statehouse”. The news reported that the beautiful capital of Wisconsin state was destroyed today following a series of six small and large mysterious explosion resulted from too much hot air or gas generated at the base dome.
  16. 16. Planetary Alignment
  17. 17. On the April’s Fool Day of the year 1976, the famous astronomers Patrick Moore announced that at 9:47 AM the Pluto would pass behind the planet Jupiter and due to this planetary alignment the people will feel less weight than usual at this moment.
  18. 18. UFO Landing London
  19. 19. On March 31, 1989, a day before April fool’s day, a glowing bizarre craft resemble to flying saucer appears in the air and landed in a field in Surrey. The police just after a while arrived at the site and one of them approached the bizarre craft which is thought to be UFO. Suddenly the door of the UFO opened and a silver suited, small creature walk out of the flying saucer make the scene more real.
  20. 20. Spring Internet Cleaning
  21. 21. A few days before the April fool’s day of the year 1997, an email was circulated worldwide announcing that internet service would be closed between March 31 and April 2 all around the world due to cleaning process of internet, so do not connect to the internet during the cleaning process.
  22. 22. Source: april-fools-day-prank-from-around-the- world.html THANK YOU