The origin of April Fools' Day has itself been the subject of more than a few jokes, but the most frequent serious explanation dates to 1582, when western Europe adopted the Gregorian calendar, beginning the new year on January 1 instead of April 1. Unfortunately, there isn't a confirmed answer to this question, considering it isn't a legal holiday and nothing is set in stone about it. however, there are an array of theories on the mysterious holiday we celebrate each year. On April 1, 1698, several people were tricked into going to the Tower of London to "see the Lions washed".
Historians have also linked the Roman festival of Hilaria to April Fools' Day, due to people dressing in disguises during celebrations to celebrate the resurrection of the Roman God Attis.
Iranians celebrate April 1st as Sizdah Be-dar. Here's some ideas for pranking people via text, starting with the one above. Want to scare them just a little? so call them in the wee hour of morning and tell them your calling from their office, tell them you have a complaint against them and you are re considering their contract!
Did you know that there's a Museum of Hoaxes that lists the top 100 April Fools' Day pranks of all time, ranked by "notoriety, creativity, and the number of people duped"?
All Fools' Day is being celebrated on April 01 worldwide but did you ever wonder why do we celebrate it?
"It is still a common trick in France, and elsewhere in Europe, to attach a paper fish to somebody's back on April Fools' Day, and also to give chocolate fish as gifts", Andrea says.
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I come from a large family which means that April Fools Day was basically the prank Olympics. April 1 is all about playing jokes on your friends, family, and co-workers. and subsequently, your friends, family, and co-workers playing jokes on you.
"This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four". People were led to believe that spaghetti in Italy grew on trees and, if you wanted to experience the same thing yourself, you were to "place a strand of spaghetti in a tin of tomato sauce and wait for it to grow".
Flying penguins: April 1, 2008.
Fool Day to the King of Fools.
April 1, 2009: The Swiss Tourism Board released a video that revealed the secret of why their mountains look so clean. Watch out your every step.