April fools day is the day that anything can happen. And it has not been few pranks that have happened on that day. History is as full of fools as there have been April firsts. Come and get tested by our entertaining trivia about this special day without getting fooled!
More information: Easter, which occurs on the Sunday after the first full moon on or following the vernal equinox, sometimes coincides with April Fool's Day. The last time this happened was in 1956, and the next time it will occur is in 2029.
Answer: Burger King
More information: Burger King released an ad for the fictitious "Left-Handed Whopper" on April Fool's Day of 1998, upon which reportedly thousands of customers went to their stores requesting the sandwich.
More information: Though not known to the outside world for their sense of humor, Iranians also get down on April Fool's Day and disclose pranks with the phrase "Doroughe sizdah", which roughly translate to "lie of 13".
Answer: Lion Washing
More information: A well-known historical gag involving the Tower of London featured outsiders being invited within to witness the washing of lions.
More information: Hilaria was held shortly before 1 April during the March equinox and as the name implies featured a lot of joking and merriment.
Answer: The Liberty Bell
More information: On April Fool's Day 1996, Taco Bell put out a full-page advertisement in a number of leading newspapers to announce they had purchased the Liberty Bell (in name of reducing the nation's debt) and renamed it the "Taco Liberty Bell".
More information: This unenviable prank was conducted by the world-famous Playboy magazine, albeit the Romanian edition.
More information: The hit 1990's sitcom Roseanne aired such an episode on 10 April 1990 which actually centered on the family scrambling to file their taxes on time.
More information: December 28th, which also marks the observance of "Holy Innocents Day", is a traditional day for pranking in Spain and several parts of Latin America.
Answer: "The Nun's Priest's Tale"
More information: In the "Nun Priest's Tale", there is a reference to "32 March", which of course doesn't exist and by inference would be 1 April. However, there is a debate as to whether it was actually written so, or if that phrase is a mistranslation.