Well tomorrow is April 1, the official day to crack jokes, spread hoaxes and play pranks on your friends and family.
The victims of the pranks are termed as “APRIL FOOLS” and the culprits convey this by shouting out loud “APRIL FOOL”
It is the most lighthearted day of the year, even newspapers and magazines don’t lay back in publishing fake stories and highlighting fake headlines on their TV channel.
The day spreads fun and loads of energy in people; as this is the only day in which we all are entitled to have FUN.
But there are only a few people who can closely relate to the significance of April Fool ??
Let us discuss how it originated
Origin Belief 1
The folklore indicates that the History of the occasion lays back from the medieval time.
The Romans, Hindus and most part of Europe used to consider April 1 as a NEW YEAR.
In 1582, Pope Gregory XIII ordered a new calendar (the Gregorian Calendar) to replace the old Julian Calendar. The new calendar called for New Year’s Day to be celebrated Jan. 1. That year, France adopted the reformed calendar and shifted New Year’s day to Jan. 1.
But still many people, maybe out of knowledge or refused to accept the contemporary new date of official “New Year”.
People started making fun of the traditionalists, send them on fool’s errands and tricking them to believe wrong notions.
Eventually the practice spread in complete Europe
Origin Belief 2
The other observation seeks it during the time of Constantine Reign. Some group of people told the King Joseph that they could do a better job in running the empire.
The king got eternally amused, considered them fools and initiated a celebration as On April 1 called Kugel would be celebrated in which a random person would be termed as a short lived king i.e for just a single day.
The practice spread around.
We are still not certain about the folklore’s but these have been the most popular ones which we have shared.
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HAPPY APRIL FOOL 😉