Template:On this day/15 October
- 1793 – Queen Marie Antoinette o Fraunce is tried an convictit, an condemned tae daith the follaein day.
- 1815 – Emperor Napoleon I begins his exile on Saunt Helena in the Atlantic Ocean.
- 1917 – Warld War I: Dutch dancer Mata Hari (picturt) is executit bi firin squad for spyin for the Germans.
- 1945 – World War II: The umwhile premier o Vichy Fraunce Pierre Laval is shot bi a firin squad for traison.
- 1997 – The Cassini probe launches frae Cape Canaveral on its wey tae Saturn.
Virgil (b. 70 BC) · Friedrich Nietzsche (b. 1844) · Mesut Özil (b. 1988)