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Tail Lights for Horses -- April Fool's Day, 1961
Milan's La Notte newspaper reported that city authorities had passed a law making it mandatory for horses to be outfitted with signaling and brake lights while being ridden through the streets or neighboring countryside. Many people subsequently brought their horses into car mechanics to have them outfitted with the necessary lights.

April Fool Categories: Animals, Newspapers, Italy, 1961, Stupid Laws.
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