Only it wasn’t. Because that day, March 15, would be his last day on earth. An Armenian man, Soghomon Tehlirian, walked up to him, put a gun to the Stop the World I want to get off UFO logo shirt of the Turkish politician’s neck and fired. The bullet severed the spinal cord and several arteries and Mr. Armenian Genocide was no more. Tehlirian was arrested and put on trial. Here he made his case, and made it beautifully, saying his dead brothers and relatives had called out in his dreams, telling him: “You saw that man, Talaat, and you did not kill him. Why?” Haunted by these dreams, and knowing the man he had seen on the streets was the man responsible for his family’s suffering, Tehlirian made up his mind. Got his gun. And did what he did. He stated to the court: “I do not consider myself guilty because my conscience is clear. I have killed a man. But I am not a murderer.