1917 Halifax explosion which occurred after a ship carrying explosive material collided. The resulting explosion was equivalent to 2989 tons of TNT, it killed over 1500 people instantly. The telegraph that warned of the explosion ended saying "Guess this will be my last message. Good-bye boys." businessinsider.com/moab-…
Today I learned of the Irish Titanic passenger who sent a good bye message in a bottle during the sinking, it subsequently washed up near his home, where his handwriting was recongnised by his mother. irishcentral.com/roots/ti…
Today I learned of Vince Coleman, a train dispatcher who gave his life in the 1917 Halifax explosion to save hundreds of lives. His last message was: "Hold up the train. Ammunition ship afire in harbour making for Pier 6 and will explode. Guess this will be my last message. Good-bye boys." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vin…
Today I learned about Patrick Vincent Coleman, train dispatcher who died saving hundreds of lives during the Halifax Explosion. His final message: "Hold up the train. Ammunition ship afire in harbour making for Pier 6 and will explode. Guess this will be my last message. Good-bye boys." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vin…
Vince Coleman, a railway dispatcher, sacrificed his life in order to warn an incoming train of an imminent explosion. His telegraph said "Hold up the train. Ammunition ship afire in harbor making for Pier 6 and will explode. Guess this will be my last message. Good-bye boys." He saved 300 lives. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hal…
Today I learned about the movie "Good Bye Holland". The film debunks the accepted notion that the Dutch were 'good' during the war, exposing how Dutch police and civil servants helped the Nazis implement massive deportations, which resulted in the death of 78 percent of the Jews in the Netherlands. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goo…
In 2006, skydiver Michael Holmes jumped out of a plane at 15,000 ft. Wearing a helmet camera, his first chute failed, then his reserve, then he waived good-bye before landing in a blackberry bush and surviving. It was one highest falls on record. vice.com/en_ca/article/jm…
Host Ray Combs' last Family Feud episode ended in a contestant getting 0 points in Fast Money. Combs told the contestant, "Thought I was a loser until you walked up here, you made me feel like a man!" Combs then walked off during the end credits and drove home without saying good-bye to anyone. youtube.com/watch?v=eKJxA…
Best Buy will take any computer or CRT for recycling FREE. Good bye 20+ year old Mac Plus, and thank you Best Buy for doing a good thing. imgur.com/59eOt
Just before the Halifax Explosion, a train dispatcher who saw the cargo ship with the explosives catch fire sent a message saying "Hold up the train. Ammunition ship afire in harbor making for Pier 6 and will explode. Guess this will be my last message. Good-bye boys." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vin…
"Good-bye" is a contraction of "God be with ye" dictionary.reference.com/…
After explosion of faulty engine LOT Polish Airlines pilots fought for control of burning aircraft for 30 minutes. They almost made it back to the airport. About 2 minutes from the runway the aircraft crashed into a forest. Last recorded crew message was "Good night! Goodbye! Bye, we're dying!" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LOT…
"Good-bye" is derived from "God Be With You" en.wiktionary.org/wiki/go…
Good bye is short for God be with ye. hotword.dictionary.com/he…
AC/DC singer, Bon Scott, says Shazbot, nanu nanu (which means "good-bye" as said by Robin William's character "Mork") at the end of the last track of his last album with the band. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hig…
The farewell phrase "good-bye" is a contraction of "God be with ye" from the late 1500s. dictionary.reference.com/…
Good bye is a shortened form of "God be with you". en.wiktionary.org/wiki/go…
Stay at home dad Dale Price wore a different costume every morning for an entire school year to wave good bye to his son on the bus. waveatthebus.blogspot.ca/…

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