Human beings love levity! Is that the reason there is an April Fools’ Day on the calendar? Ever wonder why we have it or what is the origin of April Fools’ Day? Try this link to InfoPlease.com. Then find out what important things happened on this date in history by checking out “This Day in History” under Research Tools (left hand side of the website) in our Britannica Academic Edition database.
Please note, if you are off campus and want to see the Britannica Academic Edition database, you will need to enter your last name and your Colleague number or employee number in a screen that will appear before you can get access to the database. This site can help you understand the process.