The April Fool Archive

The Philadelphia Iceberg    (April Fool's Day - 1906)

The Philadelphia Record announced that a massive iceberg had been secured off the banks of Newfoundland and was being towed to the city. Its arrival was expected later in the day and was anticipated to relieve the region's ice shortage. Hundreds of people reportedly went down to the river hoping to see the iceberg's arrival.

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