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April Fools Day History

Where Does April Fool's Day Come From, Anyway?

Salt Lake Tribune | Peggy Fletcher Stack | Posted 04.01.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Let’s be clear: April Fools’ Day is not a religious holiday. It does, however, trace its origins to a pope. The day began, most believ...

April Fools' Day History

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 06.01.2011 | Comedy

April 1 commemorates the anniversary of the French Revolution. The reason the date is so closely associated with comedy largely has to do with the ...

Lord, What Fools These Mortals Be!

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

In Scotland, April 1 is known as Huntigowok. In Fife, a peninsula north of Edinburgh, the foolishness continues on April, 2, Taily Day, when the fun is limited to the immediate area of the backside.

The History Of April Fools' Day & The 7 Funniest Pranks Of All Time! (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The origins of April Fools' Day are murky, but the likeliest explanation is that it began as a way to mock French people who were slow to switch to th...

All About April Fools' Day: Pranks, Trivia, And More!

Huffington Post | Verena von Pfetten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Happy April Fool's Day!! Here is your handy-dandy HuffPost guide to everything you need to know about April Fool's Day. First things first, read up ...

The History Of April Fools' Day Plus The Top Five Pranks Of All Time (VIDEO) (PICS)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The origins of April Fools' Day are murky, but the likeliest explanation is that it began as a way to mock French people who were slow to switch to th...