Happy April Fool’s Day, one and all. In honor of this sometimes beloved, sometime detested holiday, have a look at these prank day articles from around the turn of the century. How much has changed after over¬†100 years of tricks?

'Tis April Fool's Day

The first April Fool? Or are fools too eager to guess?

A Reasonable Solution

The day of April 1

Perhaps the best trick

Please Kick Me
Well, at least they’re polite

More sensible ideas

What do you think—are the “old stale” traditions of April 1st finally fading out? Or do you find April Fool’s Day to be just as full of vexation and trickery as it ever was?

Find more articles about this silly holiday by making a search on Newspapers.com.

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