United Nations Day


: October 24 observed in commemoration of the founding of the United Nations

Examples of United Nations Day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The date is annually observed as United Nations Day. Erica Lamberg, Fox News, 26 June 2023 The unofficial Friday target is the eve of United Nations Day, Oct. 24 — the anniversary of the U.N. Charter's entry into force. Tyler Van Dyke, Washington Examiner, 22 Oct. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1947, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of United Nations Day was in 1947

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“United Nations Day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/United%20Nations%20Day. Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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