FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- People all around the world on Monday marked a dark day in World history.
The Armenian genocide started 108 years ago.
Community members gathered at Fresno State to commemorate the lives lost.
On this day in 1915, the Ottoman Empire started arresting Armenians.
One and a half million lost their lives during World War I.
Those who attended the event laid out flowers around the Armenian Genocide Monument.
A religious service followed the event.