The origin of April Fools

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Valerie Castillo

APRIL FOOLS !!!

April Fools is celebrated the 1st day of April. It’s a holiday in which people play jokes or pranks . This tradition has been celebrated since the 1600’s -1700ś era or even earlier . But how did it begin ?  Well it’s quite a mystery . Here are some possibilities …..

HOW DID IT BEGIN ?

It’s believed to have started in France where they changed the Julian calendar to a Gregorian calendar. Word got around but not for some people. At the time it was close to April 1st. Those people were often made fun of or played jokes as they thought the new year was still to come.

There’s much speculation about the coming of April fools ! What sorts of pranks do you think you might pull?