World Post Day

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World Post day happens each year on October 9, commemorating the date for the establishment of Universal Postal Union (UPU) in 1874 in Bern, Switzerland. The UPU was the start of global communications revolution, allowing people could write to others all over the world.

History[edit]

October 9th was first declared World Post Day at the 1969 UPU Congress in Tokyo, Japan. Since then, World Post Day has been celebrated all over the world to highlight the importance of the postal services.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About World Post Day". United Postal Union. Retrieved 9 October 2011. 

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