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….