Today In History- January 9

Today In History- January 9

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United Nations headquarters officially opens in New York City.

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Jan. 9, 1951: Global peace organization established in the United States.

  • New York City, New York

As a symbol of post World War Two unification, on Jan. 9, 1951, the United Nations officially established its headquarters in New York City, where it remains to the present day.  As an economically influential center, New York has grown to influence many global issues, thus strengthening the purpose of the United Nations.

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