How did April Fool’s Day start?

We were wondering about the origin of April Fool’s Day last week. Of course, there are multiple theories. The most popular has to do with the change to the Gregorian Calendar. People that resisted the change celebrated New Year’s Day on April 1, were sent on “fool’s errands” and targets for other pranks. For a more elaborate summary of these theories, see museumofhoaxes.com.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.