April Fools’ Day, also known as All Fools’ Day, is celebrated annually on the first day of April. Its origins are unclear, but some historians believe it began in ancient Rome with the festival of Hilaria, a day of practical jokes and revelry. In the Middle Ages, the celebration of the New Year was moved from April 1st to January 1st. Some people continued to celebrate the New Year on April 1st, and those who did were often mocked and tricked by those who followed the new calendar. This is believed to be the origin of the modern April Fools’ Day. One of the earliest recorded... Read More