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History of the UN

"The name "United Nations", coined by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt was first used in the Declaration by United Nations of 1 January 1942, during the Second World War, whenrepresentatives of 26 nations pledged their Governments to continue fighting together against the Axis Powers" . .. quoted from the History of the United Nations' webpage. 

October 24th is recognized as United Nations Day