On This Day

February 3, 1960 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

Historic Event

British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan makes his famous "wind of change" speech in Africa, against the apartheid regime, angering South African politicians

British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan
British Prime Minister
Harold Macmillan

Deaths in History

  • Johannes Geelkerken, Dutch theologian and vicar, dies at 80