October 15, 1987 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 6th Belgium government of Martens falls
  • Coup in Burkina Faso, president Sankara dies
  • Lanford Wilson's "Burn This" premieres in NYC
  • The Great Storm of 1987 hits France and England.

Deaths in History

  • Thomas Sankara, president of Burkina Faso, dies