April Fools Day started in theory around 1582 and the credit goes to Pope Gregory the VIII. It is said that we have been playing pranks on April Fools Day for 450 years! The United States is not the only country enjoying this awesome holiday. In Scotland April Fools Day jokes are involve something to do with the "rear end". In Rome they celebrate the Festival of Hilaria which means Roman Laughing Day.
Here are some links to check out what others countries do for April Fools Day. Happy April everyone!!
April Fools Day from the butt to the flour
April Fools Day Around the World
April Fools Day Origin and History