Most years I think up something silly to post on April Fool's Day. But this year I realized that nothing I was going to come up with would beat this actual news report, from Buffalo NY's WGRZ:
History Mystery: Rare Book on Slavery Found in WNY Home.
Honestly, I don't even know where to start.
Previous 4/1 fun:
2009: Find Suggests a Real "Gulliver"
2010: Known Shakespeare Forger Doubted "Double Falshood"
2011: Scholar Discovers Lost Longfellow Translation
2012: Book Review: "Mimes in Vichy France"