Bitcoin Fun


Below is a list of fun/interesting things in the Bitcoin blockchain. Some are historical firsts, others are just fun or cool.

DateDescriptionLinkReference
2009-01-03The Litecoin-PoS Genesis Block.Block #0en.bitcoin.it
2009-01-03The coinbase transaction of the Genesis Block.Tx 4a5e1e4baab89f3a32518a8...github.com
2009-01-12First block containing a (non-coinbase) transaction.Block #170bitcointalk.org
2009-01-12The first transfer of bitcoin.Tx f4184fc596403b9d638783c...-
2009-10-12First bitcoin traded for fiat currency.Tx 7dff938918f07619abd38e4...twitter.com
2010-05-22The 'Litecoin-PoS Pizza' transaction.Tx a1075db55d416d3ca199f55...bitcointalk.org
2010-11-14Duplicated coinbase transaction #2Tx d5d27987d2a3dfc724e3598...bitcoin.stackexchange.com
2010-11-14Duplicated coinbase transaction #1Tx e3bf3d07d4b0375638d5f1d...bitcoin.stackexchange.com
2011-05-18Destroyed bitcoin.Tx 5d80a29be1609db91658b40...bitcointalk.org
2011-12-03Brainwallet address for 'Satoshi Nakamoto'Address 1JryTePceSiWVpoNBU...twitter.com
2012-11-28First block of subsidy era #2 (25 LTCP).Block #210000github.com
2014-06-16Star Wars: A New HopeTx 143a3d7e7599557f9d63e7f...-
2016-07-09First block of subsidy era #3 (12.5 LTCP).Block #420000github.com
2017-08-24First SegWit block.Block #481824twitter.com
2017-08-24First SegWit transaction.Tx 8f907925d2ebe48765103e6...twitter.com
2017-08-25First block mined that was greater than 1MB.Block #481947en.bit.news
2017-12-30Block reward lostTx 9bf8853b3a823bbfa1e5401...bitcoin.stackexchange.com
2018-01-20First block mined that was greater than 2MB.Block #505225twitter.com
2020-03-11500+ million USD transferred for < 1 USD fee (2020 prices).Tx eeea72f5c9fe07178013eac...-
2020-05-11'Times 09/Apr/2020 With $2.3T Injection, Fed's Plan Far Exceeds 2008 Rescue'Block #629999-
2020-05-11First block of subsidy era #4 (6.25 LTCP).Block #630000github.com
2020-05-20Very old coins (mined ~1 month after genesis) move unexpectedly, causing uproarTx cb1440c787d8a4697788640...twitter.com