Hodl-or-treat: Check your knowledge of blockchain holidays and milestones

With Haloween in just a few days, the blockchain community is preparing with fun and weird blockchain-themed costumes. Yet, October 31st is a big day for blockchain not only because of Haloween. Learn why and check your knowledge of blockchain holidays and milestones here

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So, let’s start with the most recent date. Which important blockchain-related birthday coincides with Halloween?

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Surely, October 31st is the birthday of Bitcoin. It was on this date in 2008 when Bitcoin’s white paper was first published.

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Not particularly a holiday, but certainly an important milestone. What is the time when researchers conducted first work on developing blockchain?

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It was in the early 1990s when Stuart Haber and Scott Stornetta for the first time started working on the blockchain technology.

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A holiday for some, a sad day for others, but surely a significant one. When did the price of Bitcoin reach its highest historic peak?

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17 December 2017 marks an important date in the history of Bitcoin. It was that date when BTC was worth $19,783, the highest in the history of this currency.

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Bitcoin fans celebrate a weird holiday called the Halving. It’s the day when the number of generated Bitcoin rewards per block gets divided by 2. How often it occurs?

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Bitcoin halving occurs once in four years. The next one will be in under 200 days!

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Another question — another weird Bitcoin holiday. What’s the Bitcoin Pizza Day?

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Bitcoin Pizza Day really exists, it’s May 22nd. It marks the day in 2010 when a guy in Florida used 10 thousand BTC to buy to pizzas. As of now, he could have bought an island in Greece and a couple of fancy yachts for this money.

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