Today’s Document from the National Archives

Document for October 24th:
Charter of the United Nations


First page of the United Nations Charter; June 26, 1945; General Records of the United States Government, 1778-1992; Record Group 11; National Archives.

On June 26, 1945, in San Francisco, the United Nations was established. It was created at the end of World War II in an attempt to maintain international peace and security and to achieve cooperation among nations on economic, social and humanitarian problem. The required number of nations ratified the charter on October 24, 1945, which is now celebrated as United Nations Day.

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