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Happy April Fool’s Day : Significance, History and why it is celebrated


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Happy April Fool’s Day 2023: Just like every year, April Fool’s Day will be celebrated on April 1, which is a Friday. It’s an annual tradition in which people play practical jokes on each other just to have a good laugh.

While it isn’t technically a holiday, people plan ahead of time how they will prank their friends and family.

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According to historians, the day began to be commemorated after Pope Gregory XIII established the Gregorian calendar in 1952 and decreed that the new calendar would begin on January 1st. Previously, the New Year was observed at the end of March.

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People are said to have started celebrating April Fool’s Day on April 1st, when the Julian calendar was replaced by the Gregorian calendar.

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While many people refused to accept the change and continued to use the Julian calendar, France was the first country to accept and adopt the new calendar.

Because of this, the general impression was that those who refused to follow the new calendar were considered fools and ridiculed by those who did. While it is one of those days when people can get away with almost anything, it is best to keep jokes to a minimum.

Aside from that, there are numerous ways to amuse your loved ones.

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