Did you know that the Bitcoin network was formed on Jan 3, 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto when he mined Bitcoin’s Genesis Block for 50 BTC? It’s still unknown if Satoshi Nakamoto was a person using a pseudonym or a group of people.
Hundreds of Bitcoin enthusiasts continue to show their appreciation by transferring small amounts of BTC to the same address. As of Aug 19, 2020, there was a total of 68.33526331 BTC logged at the address.
King of Bitcoin Pizza Laszlo
Did you know that on May 22 this year, crypto enthusiasts all over the world celebrated the 10th anniversary of “Bitcoin Pizza Day” by eating pizza? The trend began when Laszlo Hanyecz ordered and paid for two pizzas with 10,000 BTC. This was the first Bitcoin transaction in the real world.
Based on the Aug 19, 2020 BTC value of approx. $12,000, a single pizza would be worth around $60 million! Now that’s a pretty pricey piece of pie if you ask us!
Largest BTC Amount in a Single Transaction
Did you know that this address still holds the title for the single largest Bitcoin transaction ever recorded? In 2011, 500,000 BTC were transferred to the address, which at today’s rate would equate to almost $6 billion!
As of August 19, the account has received around 500,001.5073 BTC. Its current balance sits at 0.6 BTC.