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Title: United Nations Day
Description: United Nations Day, proclaimed in 1948 by the United Nations General Assembly, is held annually on 24 October, the anniversary of the coming into force of the UN Charter on 24 October 1945. United Nations Day is devoted to making known to peoples of the world the aims and achievements of the United Nations Organization. United Nations Day is part of United Nations Week, which runs from 20 October to 26 October.

In the United States, on 17 July 1952, Harry S. Truman issued a proclamation declaring Friday, 24 October 1952, United Nations Day.