April Fools' Day on April 1st every year and is a day celebrated with pranks and practical jokes among people. It's also widely celebrated on the Mainstream news and Internet where many trustworthy newspapers, sites and tv channels announce funny (fake) news. Don't believe everything you read or hear during april fools' day.
For 2016, April fools is Sunday.
April Fools Day ( April 1st) is celebrated throughout the world as a day of fun and foolishness, where people play all kinds of practical jokes to each other.
The history of April fools tradition was well established during the 17th century in northern Europe. Every year on April 1st, people in London were invited to go to the Tower of London to see the "Lions washing". Of course there was no such event, but it is reported in newspapers of the time, that many would gather each year, waiting for it.
April fools status updates not to be confused with May 31st status updates.
I hope life isn’t a big joke, because I don’t get it.
April fool, n. The March fool with another month added to his folly. ~Ambrose Bierce, -- The Devil's Dictionary
Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee,
And I'll forgive Thy great big one on me.
~Robert Frost, "Cluster of Faith," 1962
"The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year." --Mark Twain
April Fools' Day is celebrated in many countries on April 1st every year and is marked by pranks, hoaxes and practical jokes among people. It's also widely celebrated on the Internet.
For 2012, April fools is Sunday.