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United Nations Day Facts

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All About United Nations Day

Date of United Nations Day:
2003: Fri, Oct 24
2004: Sun, Oct 24
2005: Mon, Oct 24
2006: Tues, Oct 24
2007: Wed, Oct 24
2008: Fri, Oct 24
2009: Sat, Oct 24
2010: Sun, Oct 24
2011: Mon, Oct 24
2012: Wed, Oct 24

How To Determine the Date of United Nations Day
United Nations Day is observed on October 24.

Reason We Celebrate United Nations Day:

  • To celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the United Nations.

Observance of United Nations Day:

  • International dinner or festival with songs and dancing for a community.
  • U.N. flag flying from an official building.
  • Discuss world issues involving the United Nations.

History of the United Nations Day Holiday

  • The Charter of the United Nations went into effect on October 24, 1945. At that time it's ultimate purpose was "to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war" but now it also helps nations with education, disease, hunger and poverty.
  • In 1947, the U.N. General Assembly adopted a U.S. sponsored resolution that declared October 24th as United Nations Day.

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