• JKnopf
  • Hello! I am Jennifer Knopf. I’m a freelance writer & researcher. I specialize in American History, but I love exploring new opportunities whenever they arise. I find happiness in researching new topics that help expand my horizons. You can often find me buried in a good book or outdoors looking for an adventure. I believe that we must learn from our past to create a better future.
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How April Fools’ Day Got Started

The Meaning and Origin of April Fools’ Day

The origin of April Fools’ Day has stumped historians for centuries and to this day there is not a definitive answer.  In fact, an article written in 1708 for Britain’s Apollo Magazine asks the same question.

Quit Mucking With The Date

The prevailing idea involves the switch from the Julian to Gregorian calendar, but it is based entirely on conjecture and not evidence….

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