Amazing & Interesting Facts About April Fool's Day 2017

Its origins are uncertain. Pope Gregory XIII allegedly adopted a new yearly calendar, since called the Gregorian Calendar.

On 1st April, many of you may be planning to be mischievous and play pranks on your friends and family.

In Medieval Europe new year's day was celebrated on March 25 with a week-long celebration ending on April 1.

In the year 1974 in Alaska on April Fool's Day, a man dragged 70 tires and set them on fire on a dormant volcano.

But those who don't believe this theory say he was just using confusing words to make fun of people in the poem.

Scotland also had an April Fools' tradition: hunting the gowk, or cuckoo. This explanation was brought to the public's attention in an Associated Press (AP) article printed by many newspapers in 1983. Of course, it turned out Stamos was in on the whole thing.

April Fools' Day spread throughout Britain during the 18th century.

The day for jokes and jokesters is Saturday, April 1.

It's the same for many headlines in other countries, he adds, such as "Montreal mayor jailed for 12 months".

In the old days, a headline saying that the first lady doesn't live in the White House because it's too shabby, would have been a great prank!

My wife, Marty, was masterful at pulling pranks on me. I couldn't understand why I felt so exhausted, why it was darker that morning than normal and why I couldn't find my usual radio programs on the vehicle radio.

And I am the One who is spreading these Rumours.

People who didn't catch on to the new calendar quickly enough fell victim to ridicule, and became known as "poisson d'avril" or April Fish - someone who was gullible and easily caught.

That's just one prank she pulled on me over the years.

"I hope life isn't a big joke, because I don't get it". I enjoyed watching Marty trying to clean it up while scolding Susie at the same time. The internet may be a wonderful tool, but it is a unsafe tool with endless amounts of pranks that people can discover and try to execute. I called Marty early in the afternoon and asked what she had planned for dinner. "There is a variety of different explanations, reasons and causes, so I can't give a definite answer", said Joseph Boskin, professor of history at Boston University and author of Humor and Social Change. "There's no one coming!"

The date of this happening is believed to be April 1st, with his date of "Syn March bigan thritty dayes and two" thought to refer to March 32 - AKA April 1.

  • Salvatore Jensen