April Fool’s Day Theory / Origin / History (5 facts)
1.Biblical Theory: The origin of April Fool’s Day dates back to Bible days when the history of this day was first recorded.
2.Roman Origins: Pranks and mischief played upon people on 1 April also dates back to ancient Roman times.
3.Change from Julian to Gregorian Calendar: Another theory attributes the origin of April Fool’s Day to the change from Julian to Gregorian calendar.
4.British Folklore: As per another folklore from British culture, the 13th century King used to declare every road he walked as public property.
5.Stop at 12 Noon: April Fool’s Day is characterized with a renewal festival celebrated by most cultures around the world such as the end of winter and the beginning of spring.
But did you know that according to tradition, the time for pranks and jokes must stop at 12 noon on 1 April?