April Fool's Day History
April Fool's Day is a light-hearted comedic day of cheers, practical jokes, and hoaxes. It has been observed for centuries although its origins still remain unclear. It has been suggested that in ancient Roman and Hindu cultures, the day originally marked New Year’s Day. In 1582, Pope Gregory XIII issued the Gregorian calendar which moved New Year’s Day from April 1st to January 1st. It is believed that those who continued to celebrate New Year’s Day on April 1st were referred to as fools, leading to the concept of April 1st representing All Fool’s Day. It has also been suggested that April Fool's Day is related to the vernal equinox, the beginning of spring, when Mother Nature plays sudden weather tricks on people.
The custom of April Fool's was brought from Britain to the US centuries ago. Both kids and adults in North America and in Europe have developed traditional customs to celebrate the day. These typically include fooling another person and yelling April fools.
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