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  • London, England
    Tuesday Apr 01, 1698

    April Fools' Day

    "see the Lions washed"

    London, England
    Tuesday Apr 01, 1698




  • South Africa
    Saturday Apr 01, 1893

    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

    Sailing for South Africa

    South Africa
    Saturday Apr 01, 1893




  • Ireland
    Saturday Apr 01, 1916

    Irish War of Independence

    Irish republicans launched the Easter Rising against British rule

    Ireland
    Saturday Apr 01, 1916




  • Landsberg, Germany
    Tuesday Apr 01, 1924

    Adolf Hitler

    Five years' imprisonment

    Landsberg, Germany
    Tuesday Apr 01, 1924


  • Wilhelmshaven, Germany
    Friday Apr 01, 1938

    Adolf Hitler

    Battleship Tirpitz

    Wilhelmshaven, Germany
    Friday Apr 01, 1938


  • Spain
    Saturday Apr 01, 1939

    Francisco Franco

    Victory was proclaimed

    Spain
    Saturday Apr 01, 1939


  • Spain
    Saturday Apr 01, 1939

    Spanish Civil War

    Franco proclaimed victory in a radio speech

    Spain
    Saturday Apr 01, 1939


  • Virginia, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 01, 1942

    Desmond Doss: Hacksaw Ridge

    World War II service

    Virginia, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 01, 1942


  • Paukkongyi, Bago Region, Myanmar
    Thursday Apr 01, 1948

    Conflict in Myanmar

    The first shots of the conflict in Paukkongyi

    Paukkongyi, Bago Region, Myanmar
    Thursday Apr 01, 1948


  • U.S.
    Friday Apr 01, 1949

    Anna May Wong

    Impact

    U.S.
    Friday Apr 01, 1949


  • Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
    Monday Apr 01, 1963

    Martin Luther King

    Birmingham campaign

    Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
    Monday Apr 01, 1963


  • Cupertino, California , U.S.
    Thursday Apr 01, 1976

    Apple Inc.

    Foundation

    Cupertino, California , U.S.
    Thursday Apr 01, 1976


  • Milton, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 01, 1980

    April Fools' Day

    Pranks (U.S.)

    Milton, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 01, 1980


  • U.S.
    Thursday Apr 01, 1982

    Computer

    The Grid Compass

    U.S.
    Thursday Apr 01, 1982


  • United Kingdom
    Thursday Apr 01, 1982

    Falklands War

    Leach sent orders to a Royal Navy force carrying out exercises

    United Kingdom
    Thursday Apr 01, 1982


  • Stockholm, Sweden
    Friday Apr 01, 1988

    Nokia

    Buying The Computer Division of Ericsson's Information Systems

    Stockholm, Sweden
    Friday Apr 01, 1988


  • Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Apr 01, 1992

    Bosnian War

    The Bijeljina Killings

    Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Apr 01, 1992


  • Russia
    Tuesday Apr 01, 1997

    Ayman al-Zawahiri

    Imprisonment in Russia

    Russia
    Tuesday Apr 01, 1997


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Saturday Apr 01, 2000

    Google LLC

    The First April Fools' Day Jokes

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Saturday Apr 01, 2000


  • Belgrade, Serbia (Then Yugoslavia)
    Sunday Apr 01, 2001

    Slobodan Milošević

    Milošević was arrested

    Belgrade, Serbia (Then Yugoslavia)
    Sunday Apr 01, 2001


  • Houston, Texas, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 01, 2001

    Dwayne Johnson

    WrestleMania X-Seven

    Houston, Texas, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 01, 2001


  • Bletchley, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Apr 01, 2003

    Alan Turing

    Turing's work at Bletchley Park was named an IEEE Milestone

    Bletchley, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Apr 01, 2003


  • Camberley, England
    Saturday Apr 01, 2006

    Prince Harry

    Graduation

    Camberley, England
    Saturday Apr 01, 2006


  • Miami Gardens, Florida, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 01, 2012

    Dwayne Johnson

    WrestleMania XXVIII

    Miami Gardens, Florida, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 01, 2012


  • Russia
    Monday Apr 01, 2013

    Garry Kasparov

    Joined in an HRF condemnation of Kanye West

    Russia
    Monday Apr 01, 2013


  • Brazil
    Wednesday Apr 01, 2015

    Lula da Silva

    The Public Ministry of Brazil opened an investigation into allegations of influence peddling by Lula

    Brazil
    Wednesday Apr 01, 2015


  • Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Monday Apr 01, 2019

    Tesla, Inc.

    Settlement with the United States Environmental Protection Agency

    Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Monday Apr 01, 2019


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