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2020 May 1

A New Smart Contract Language for Bitcoin ‘Miniscript’


By Pieter Wuille, Andrew Poelstra, and Sanket Sanjalkar

Bitcoin Moments

2020 May 19

Bitcoin Halving 2020

The coin reward will decrease from 12.5 to 6.25 coins. The Bitcoin block mining reward halves every 210,000 blocks.

2019 Oct 25

China's president Xi Jinping announced country's next economic goals including blockchain

He stressed that the country should commit to accelerating the development of blockchain and aim at taking the leading position in the emerging technology.

It drove a huge price jump of Bitcoin with 40%.

Price: 
€ 6,702
2019 Aug 26

Bitcoin Realized Market Cap Hits $100 Billion for the First Time

Price: 
€9,309.20
2019 Aug 9

Bitcoin Core 0.18.1 Released

2019 Aug 7

Crypto Bitcoin Now the World’s Eleventh Largest Money Supply

  • The 27th Largest ‘Company’
  • $207 billion market cap
Price: 
€10,392.84
2019 Aug 1

85% of all Bitcoins are mined

2019 Jul 29

Brazilian city to accept bitcoin payments for public transportation

Price: 
€8,530.94
2019 Jul 25

1st Presidential Election with Bitcoin donations

Andrew Yang Super PAC Will Accept Lightning-Powered Bitcoin Donations for US Presidential elections 2020.

2018 Oct 10

Liquid network by Blockstream

The Liquid blockchain went live with the first block generated on September 27, 2018 at 1:29 UTC

2018 Jun 1

Google banned cryptocurrency advertising

2018 Jun 1

Twitter banned cryptocurrency advertising with some exceptions

2018 Mar 15

Lightning Network Release Date

Initial release of beta version for developers, announced by Lightning Labs CEO Elizabeth Stark

Price: 
$ 8,243.54
2018 Jan 30

Facebook banned cryptocurrency advertising

2018 Jan 22

South Korea required all crypto traders to reveal their personal information

2018 Jan 13

16 800 000 BTC were produced.

Only 20% Left.

2018 Jan 8

Cryptomarketcap removed prices from South Korea

2017 Dec 18

Bitcoin reached a record high of almost $20,000 per 1 coin

2017 Dec 17

Bitcoin Fork: Lightning Bitcoin / LBTC

Block #499999

2017 Dec 12

Bitcoin Fork: BitcoinX / BCX

Block #498888

2017 Dec 12

Bitcoin Fork: Super Bitcoin / SBTC

Block #498888

2017 Dec 11

Bitcoin Futures launched by Cboe Global Markets

2017 Nov 29

Bitcoin price hit $10,000 per 1 coin

2017 Nov 29

The Bitcoin price hit $10,000 for 1st time

2017 Nov 24

Bitcoin Fork: Bitcoin Diamond / BCD

Block # 495866

2017 Oct 10

Bitcoin Fork: Bitcoin Gold / BTG

Block # 491407

2017 Sep 1

Bitcoin price hit $5000 per 1 coin

2017 Aug 1

Bitcoin Cash hard fork

2017 Jun 12

Bitcoin price hit $3000 per 1 coin

2017 Apr 10

Japan passed a law to accept Bitcoin as a legal payment method

2017 Mar 1

The bitcoin-related projects on GitHub exceeded 10,000

2017 Jan 20

Bitcoin integration with Bank accounts

by the largest online bank in Norway - Skandiabanken

2016 Nov 20

1st ticket machines with option to buy bitcoin

by The Swiss railway operator SBB (CFF)

2016 Jul 9

Bitcoin Halving 2016


Decreasing the block reward to 12.5BTC per block

Price: 
$640
2016 Jul 1

Uber started accepting Bitcoin in Argentina

2016 Apr 1

Steam started accepting Bitcoin

2016 Mar 8

The Cabinet of Japan recognized Bitcoin as equal to real money

2016 Jan 10

The Bitcoin network exceeded 1 exahash/sec

2015 Nov 11

The Unicode Committee adopted the bitcoin currency symbol

2015 Oct 10

The EU court of justice removed VAT from Bitcoin and digital currency orders

2015 Aug 1

Over 160,000 merchants accept Bitcoin

2015 Jul 25

1st introduction of the Bitcoin Unicode symbol in the Unicode Consortium

2015 Jun 1

US regulation for digital currency business

by the New York state Department of financial services

2014 Dec 1

Microsoft Store started accepting Bitcoin

for Xbox games and Windows software

2014 Sep 10

1st OTC swap product based on the Bitcoin price

Approved by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission "CFTC"

2014 Jul 5

Newegg and Dell started accepting bitcoin

2014 Jun 18

St.Petersburg Bowl was renamed to Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl

in sponsorship with BitPay

2014 Jun 3

The Bitcoin network exceeded 100 petahash/sec

2014 Feb 1

The Chicago Sun-Times started accepting Bitcoin for subscriptions

2014 Jan 20

The network rate exceeded to 10 petahash/sec

2014 Jan 15

Overstock and TigerDirect started accepting Bitcoin

2014 Jan 10

1st Bitcoin safe storage

Based in London

2013 Dec 10

China banned all cryptocurrencies

2013 Nov 30

1st time the Bitcoin price surpasses $1000 USD

2013 Nov 10

Zynga announced support of Bitcoin

2013 Oct 29

1st Bitcoin ATM

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

2013 Apr 1

Bitcoin price hit 100 USD per 1 coin

2013 Mar 28

Bitcoin market cap surpassed $1 Billion USD

2013 Feb 19

The 8th version of Bitcoin Client

2012 Dec 6

1st EU regulated Bitcoin exchange

Launched in France

2012 Nov 20

Wordpress had started accepting bitcoin

2012 Sep 27

The Bitcoin Foundation was launched

2012 Jun 3

Biggest block with 1,322 transactions

2011 Nov 25

1st crypto conference in Europe

2011 Aug 20

1st Bitcoin conference in New York City

2011 Jul 22

1st Bitcoin mobile app for iOS

2011 Jun 12

Bitcoin price hit 10 USD

2011 Apr 12

1st Bitcoin option agreement is signed

2011 Jan 28

25% of all Bitcoins were mined

Block #105000

2010 Dec 16

1st block generated by a mining pool

2010 Nov 6

1st time the Bitcoin capital market reaches $1,000,000 USD

2010 Oct 16

1st Bitcoin deposit

2010 Oct 1

1st Bitcoin public miner

Open CL

2010 Aug 15

1st Bitcoin bug fixed

'dirty' transaction in block #74638

2010 May 22

1st Bitcoin purchase by Laszlo Hanyecz

Papa John's pizza for 10,000 coins. This day is also known as the World Bitcoin Pizza Day

2010 Feb 6

1st Bitcoin exchange

2009 Oct 5

1st Bitcoin exchange rate

1 USD - 1,309.03 BTC

2009 Jan 12

1st Bitcoin Transaction (of 10 Bitcoins)

from Satoshi Nakamoto to Hal Finney (Block #170)

2009 Jan 4

1st block mined (the genesis block)

with 50 bitcoins reward

2009 Jan 3

Bitcoin Release

The Bitcoin Genesis Day!

2008 Oct 31

1st appearance of the Bitcoin white paper

A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System

2008 Aug 8

Bitcoin.org domain was registered officially

1999 Jul 1

The need of reliable e-Cash

Mentioned in an interview with Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize-Winning Economist

1984 May 1

Frederick Hayek predicts Bitcoin in 1984