Bitcoin Pizza Day celebrates the time a man spent $650 million on pizza

The first Bitcoin purchase ever was made that day by Laszlo Hanyecz,   

who purchased two pizzas from Papa John's.    

The deal laid the groundwork for the Bitcoin revolution in finance.   

What would 10,000 Bitcoin be worth today? An impressive $650 million.   

This led to the designation of May 22 as "Bitcoin Pizza Day   

in honor of the first day Bitcoin was accepted for payment. Learn more about that tragic day right here.   

Satoshi Nakamoto, the man behind Bitcoin, mined the Genesis Block—the first block in the Bitcoin blockchain—on January 3, 2009,   

for a reward of 50 Bitcoin. At the time, Bitcoin had no practical use, but its underlying technology was being laid.   

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