April Fools' Day 2019


When is April Fools' Day 2019?

April Fools' Day 2019 is on Monday, April 1, 2019 (in 189 days).  2019 Calendar
April Fools' Day 2018 has already passed: it was on Sunday, April 1, 2018 (176 days ago).  2018 Calendar

What is April Fools' Day?

An April Fools Day joke making fun of Copenhagen's new subway.An April Fools Day joke making fun of Copenhagen's new subway, suggesting a train had broken through the surface in front of the town hall.
April Fools' Day, also known as All Fools' Day, is observed every year on the first day of April by playing harmless pranks on unsuspecting recipients and spreading hoaxes. The pranks as well as the victims themselves are called April fools. Shouting "April Fool" at the victim of the joke usually serves as the resolution of the prank. Many newspapers, radio and TV stations and other media outlets take part in the tradition by publishing practical jokes, mostly spectacular stories, narratives or information. They contain subtle clues that the story is a hoax and are usually resolved the next day. It is a generally accepted custom that the pranks should not be harmful and have to cease by noon. The tradition of All Fools' Day exists in North America as well as in most European countries. April Fools' Day is not a public holiday in any country where it is practiced and there are no vacations from work or school.

In one of the most famous April Fools' Day jokes, broadcast on the BBC current affairs program Panorama on April 1, 1957, farmers were shown picking spaghetti from "spaghetti trees" during the spaghetti harvest in Switzerland. The BBC subsequently received a number of inquiries about the program from people requesting further information about spaghetti cultivation and how to grow spaghetti trees.

Very detailed accounts of the historical background of April Fools' Day can be found here: All Fools' Day and The Origin of April Fool's Day.

When is April Fools' Day 2020?

April Fools' Day 2020 is on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 (in 555 days).  2020 Calendar

Dates for April Fools' Day from 2014 to 2024

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When is ...? Date      Day of the week      Days away     
April Fools' Day 2014      April 1, 2014      Tuesday      1637 days ago
April Fools' Day 2015      April 1, 2015      Wednesday      1272 days ago
April Fools' Day 2016      April 1, 2016      Friday      906 days ago
April Fools' Day 2017      April 1, 2017      Saturday      541 days ago
April Fools' Day 2018      April 1, 2018      Sunday      176 days ago
April Fools' Day 2019      April 1, 2019      Monday      in 189 days
April Fools' Day 2020      April 1, 2020      Wednesday      in 555 days
April Fools' Day 2021      April 1, 2021      Thursday      in 920 days
April Fools' Day 2022      April 1, 2022      Friday      in 1285 days
April Fools' Day 2023      April 1, 2023      Saturday      in 1650 days
April Fools' Day 2024      April 1, 2024      Monday      in 2016 days
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