World Post Day observed on 9 October
  • World Post Day is celebrated every year on 9 October.
  • On 9 October, the Universal Postal Union was established in 1874 in Bern, Switzerland.
  • The Posts in many countries use the event to introduce or promote new postal products and services.
  • It was declared World Post Day by the UPU Congress held in Tokyo, Japan in 1969.