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Philadelphia Sea Monster -- April Fool's Day, 1936
The Philadelphia Record ran a picture titled, "Deep Sea Monster Visits Philadelphia." Although modern viewers have little difficulty in spotting the picture as a fake, it fooled many of the Record's readers.

April Fool Categories: Newspapers, United States, 1936, Photo Hoaxes.
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