Mexico has a version of April Fools Day celebrated on December 28

On December 28, the Day of the Holy Innocents is celebrated in Mexico, a date that is full of practical jokes of all kinds, and which will surely hear the phrase, “¡Inocente palomita que te dejaste engañar!”, the phrase screamed when you have successfully pranked someone.

However, the origin of this tradition is in Christianity and it has to do more with a slaughter of infants. According to the Catholic tradition and the Gospel of St. Matthew, it was more than two thousand years ago when King Herod ordered to kill all children under two years old in Bethlehem . . .

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