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THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: OCTOBER 19-25
This Week in History is a weekly post that highlights a few important historical events whose anniversaries fall that week. Discover what happened this week in history: October 20, 1803 – The U.S. Senate ratifies the Louisiana Purchase October 22, 1962 – President Kennedy announces a blockade of Cuba October 24, 1945 – The United Nations is formally […]
The United Nations is formally established: This Week in History
The first organization of countries was the League of Nations, which was founded in 1919 under the Treaty of Versailles. Its main goal was “to promote international cooperation and to achieve peace and security,” but just a few years after its founding, World War II broke out. The Allies proposed establishing a new international body […]