April Fools’ Day 2017: Facts, history, best pranks, jokes for April 1 holiday

It is rather appropriate that April Fool’s Day – the time devoted to pulling pranks and having fun- has an interesting history.

No one is quite sure how April Fools’ Day started, though it is celebrated globally. Most believe the day, which is marked on April 1, has something to do with the changing of the seasons and celebrations of the end of the dark days of winter and welcoming the warmer spring season.

Ancient Romans, Persians and Hindus all had holidays set aside for frivolity, including pranks, costumes and masks

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