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The History of April Fool’s Day
Writer: Aditya Rao
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April Fool’s Day or All Fools’ Day is celebrated on the first of April every year. It is a day for giggling, telling jokes and playing friendly pranks on each other before laughing about it all later. But do you know how this hilarious holiday began in the first place? Ancient Festivals The origin of April Fool’s Day is thought to go back to the festival of Hilaria, which was celebrated between 800 BCE and 500 CE in ancient Rome. Hilaria was a day of merriment and rejoicing to celeb...
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