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Can you name the details of the greatest April Fools Day pranks in history?
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1933: the 'Madison Capital-Times' reported that this state's capitol building had collapsed after an explosion.
Hot gas produced by the wordy debates were to blame for the explosions.
1950: people driving near Lake Arrowhead in California found these citrus fruits growing on pine and cedar trees.
Along a one-mile stretch of highway, more than 50,000 trees grew the fruit overnight.
2001: radio DJ Michael Enright held a telephone interview with this former President, calling him a 'washed-up peanut farmer'.
The ex-President responded by calling Enright a 'rude person' and promptly hung up.
1965: a new television technology allowed viewers to utilize this sense for a more immersive experience.
The first demonstration broadcasted the aromas of coffee and onions.
1998: this fast food franchise introduced the 'Left-Handed Whopper' for consumption in America.
All the condiments would be rotated 180 degrees to accommodate the southpaws.
1997: 23 pairs of comic-strip artists swapped places with each other for the day; Scott Adams drew 'Family Circus' while Bil Keane drew this strip.
Little Billy was told by his mother to 'Work cuter, not harder.'
2008: the BBC released footage of these Antarctic birds soaring through the air.
The thought-to-be flightless birds spend winters in South American rainforests.
1980: it was announced that this London landmark would have it's four clock faces replaced with digital readouts to keep up with the changing times..
BBC Japan sold the defunct sets of hands to the first four listeners who contacted them.
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