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: The Liberty Bell
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".
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 in the 20th century was in 1956. The first time it happened in the 21st century was in 2018.
Taily Day, in which jokes are perpetrated involving the buttocks, is believed to be the origin of the ubiquitous 'kick me' signs.
Answer: Burger King
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.
Answer: Fool's Errand
A fool's errand is a common April Fool's Day prank, such as sending a person to search for something that doesn't exist.
Answer: Marvin Gaye
Motown sensation Marvin Gaye was murdered by his own father on 1 April 1984. And due to the timing of the event, many thought news of it was a hoax.
Answer: New York City
The April Fool's Day Parade, founded by famous prankster Joey Skaggs in 1986, is now organized annually by the New York April Fools' Committee.
Answer: Jokes and hoaxes
April Fool's Day is full of jokes and hoaxes, sometimes even by those you won't expect, so on this day a person always needs to be on their guard!
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.
Hilaria was held shortly before 1 April during the March equinox and as the name implies featured a lot of joking and merriment.