337 - The History of April Fools Day

Why did April 1 become the day of pranks? It's been around for a long time, but no one knows for sure - in today's episode we explore some of the theories before going through some of history's most memorable April Fools Day pranks, enjoy!


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REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:

https://www.britannica.com/topic/April-Fools-Day

https://blogs.loc.gov/folklife/2016/03/april-fools/

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/04/01/us/best-april-fools-day-pranks-trnd/index.html

http://hoaxes.org/worstaprilfools.html

http://hoaxes.org/aprilfool

https://www.bu.edu/articles/2009/how-a-bu-prof-april-fooled-the-country


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