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The Cryptomise Sunday
Author: Mansi Patodi
28-Aug-2022

5 most Important Days and Dates of Crypto World

If you are a crypto enthusiast, you cannot miss the most important events that ever took place in the crypto industry, events that have established cryptocurrency and events that marked the history of cryptocurrency.

Important Dates to mark in your crypto diary

1. May 22, Bitcoin Pizza Day

May 22 2010, was the day when the real cryptocurrency transaction took place. Laszlo Hanyecz transacted 10,000 Bitcoin for buying two pizzas worth $40. This was the first transaction made to buy something and hence, to stamp this day in crypto history, Bitcoin fans have marked this day as Bitcoin Pizza Day.

2. January 3, National Cryptocurrency Day

National Cryptocurrency Day is celebrated to salute the creator of crypto, “Satoshi Nakamoto”. An anonymous identity who introduced the world to cryptocurrency. Many people have heard about cryptocurrencies but do not know much about them. This day marks the presence of crypto and motivates such people to invest or transact in cryptocurrencies.

3. Every 4 years, Bitcoin Halving Day

Bitcoin Halving takes place every four years when the mining rewards are reduced to half. The first Bitcoin halving occurred in 2012, reducing mining reward to 25BTC from 50BTC. The last Bitcoin halving is expected to occur in 2140, and the latest halving event will occur in 2024.

4. May 2, 2014 Minting of First NFT, Quantum

On May 2, 2014, artist Kevin McCoy and coder Anil Dash collaborated to mint the Quantum token on the Namecoin blockchain. This was the day because of which artists could now control the ownership and monetization of their work.

5. October 31 2008, Bitcoin Whitepaper Anniversary

Why Bitcoin Whitepaper anniversary? So basically, the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto published a technical document on this day. This document, known as “Whitepaper”, contained the code of mining a decentralized digital currency, Bitcoin and all the essential information about Bitcoin.

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