April Fools' Day comes on April 1st of every year. It is a day for fooling people with pranks, tricks, and jokes. Sites listed in this section reflect an adult perspective on the holiday, including history, cultural significance, and celebrations. April Fool's Day Holidays Society.
April Fools' Day (sometimes called All Fools' Day ) is celebrated every year on April 1 by playing practical jokes and spreading hoaxes. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: April Fools' Day is celebrated every year on April 1 by playing practical jokes and spreading hoaxes. The jokes and their victims are called April fools. People playing April Fool jokes expose their prank by shouting April Fool. Some newspapers, magazines, and other published media report fake stories, which are usually explained the next day or below the news section in small letters. Although popular since the 19th century, the day is not a public holiday in any country.
- April Fools' Day Category
- Veneralia - The Veneralia was an ancient Roman festival celebrated April 1 in honor of Venus Verticordia and Fortuna Virilis.
- Practical jokes
- April observances
- Unofficial observances
- The Top 100 April Fool's Day Hoaxes of All Time www
An illustrated list, Top 100 April Fool's Day Hoaxes of All Time, by Alex Boese.
- Lesson Lesson Plan - April Fool's Day www
Lesson plans for grades 3 and 4 developed as a student project at Utah State University. Lesson Plan - April Fool's Day.
- Tells Annie's April Fool's Day Page www
Tells about the holiday's history and considers the day from a Christian perspective. Annie's April Fool's Day Page.
- Features April Fool's Day or All Fool's Day www
Features brief history of the holiday. April Fool's Day or All Fool's Day.
- Includes April Fool's Day www
Includes hoaxes, Fool's Day, pranks, gag gifts, trivia, history, quotes, messages, funny party ideas and April Fool recipes. April Fool's Day.
- Relates Infoplease.com: April Fool's Day Has Serious Origins www
Relates the serious origin and history of this light-hearted day. Infoplease.com: April Fool's Day Has Serious Origins.
- In-depth Snopes.com - April Fool's Day Origins www
In-depth look at several of the legends that surround the origins of the holiday. April Fool's Day Origins. Includes some modern day examples. Snopes.com - April Fool's Day Origins.
- Hyperlinked Wikipedia - April Fool's Day www
Hyperlinked encyclopedia article includes the day's origin and information on well-known hoaxes. Wikipedia - April Fool's Day.
- Information Microsoft Buys the Open Directory -- or Not www
Information about 2002 "acquisition" of the ODP by Microsoft. Buys the Open Directory -- or Not. Includes a screen shot of what the main web page looked like. Microsoft Buys the Open Directory -- or Not.
- Alexa: April Fool's Day Holidays
Alexa Directory Top Sites: April Fool's Day Holidays
- DMOZ: April Fool's Day Holidays
dmoz.org Directory: April Fool's Day Holidays