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!
Answer: Saddam Hussein
Uday Hussein (1964 - 2003), the eldest child of Saddam, perpetrated a couple of tasteless jokes on the people of Iraq in 1998 and 1998, respectively concerning US sanctions and food rations.
April Fool's Day is referred to as April Fish Day, with jokes and pranks usually being centered on, as you may have guessed, fish.
Answer: Ray J
Ray J and his wife, Princess Love, did eventually give birth to a bouncing baby girl on 23 May 2018.
Answer: Lion Washing
A well-known historical gag involving the Tower of London featured outsiders being invited within to witness the washing of lions.
Huntigowk or "Hunt the Gowk", with gowk referring to a foolish person, is how April Fool's Day was formerly referred to in Scotland.
Answer: "The Nun's Priest's Tale"
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.
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".
Flour bombing' is an established April Fool's Day practice in Portugal and some other countries.
Gmail was launched on 1 April 2004. At that time, many people thought it was a hoax for a webmail service to offer a whole gigabyte of free storage.
In 2015, a BMW dealership in New Zealand advertised an "April Fools Day Special" which promised to swap a new car for old model to the first person who brought one in, along with the coupon. A woman named Tianna Marsh responded to the ad and walked away with a new, £25,000 BMW saloon car in place of her 15-year old Nissan!