Every day there are more than 200,000+ Bitcoin transactions recorded on the Blockchain. Until now, over 240,000,000 Bitcoin transactions have been recorded on the Blockchain. Amongst these transactions, there are numerous interesting and unusual transactions which have amazed the users of Bitcoin. Let’s take a look!
Mysterious Single Transaction of $149 Million Dollars Worth of Bitcoin
Apparently, there was a single transaction which contained 194,993 bitcoins in the fall of 2013. This amount was valued at over $149 million USD at the time of the transaction. Until today, this transaction is considered as the largest Bitcoin transaction ever conducted in the history of the currency. The transaction amazed many Bitcoin users and speculations around the transaction began to grow. Some say that it is Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin, transferring his funds whilst others say that it is more likely to be a mining company or business. No additional news or information has ever been obtained and the transaction still remains a big mystery…
2 Boxes of Pizzas for worth $25 Million Dollars Today
May 22nd is known as the ‘Bitcoin Pizza Day’ between the users of Bitcoin. This date can be traced back to the year 2010, as a user on the BitcoinTalk forum named ‘Laszlo’ created a thread requesting people to order two pizzas for him. In exchange, he offered 10,000 bitcoins. The task was simple. Order the pizzas as specified, pay in advance for him, and have them delivered to his address. Within a few minutes, one user volunteered to give him the benefit of the doubt and ordered the pizzas as requested. He received 10,000 bitcoins (worth $25 USD at the time of transaction) and ever since, this incident has been celebrated by the users of Bitcoin. Today, 10,000 bitcoins are well worth over $25 million USD!
Bitcoin To The Moon!
One of the most renowned Bitcoin cloud mining company – Genesis Mining – successfully sent bitcoins to space. This was done by sending a 3D model of Bitcoin with a paper wallet attached on its back to the space through a weather balloon. It has set two world records of sending bitcoins to a bitcoin address which was flying at an altitude of 20km and 34km.
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