Today in History: U.S. Senate Approves U.N. Charter

| July 28, 2017


July 28, 1945 marks the day when the U.S. Senate approved the charter that established the United Nations, a global organization whose name was coined in 1944 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt when 26 nations pledged to continue fighting against the Axis Powers led by Nazi Germany. While the official charter was signed on June 26, 1945, it passed through the United States Senate for review.

Today the United Nations consists of 193 member states and its mission and work are guided by the principles and purposes outlined in the founding charter that came into force on October 24, 1945.

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