History of April 1stApril 1st is known as Fools day named after Steve April. He was born on 1st April 1579, he did 105 business in his life time. He lost all his father's assets so everyone started calling him as Father Of The Fools. At the age of 19 he married a 61 year old woman. She divorced him after a year because of his foolishness. He used to hear all kind of fake stories like u.. It's a great idea to fool u for fools day! APRIL FOOL to you.