August 22, 2008 Price = $0

A correspondence between Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin founder and Wei Dai, the brains of b-money, began over email where they talked about an electronic cash system which won't rely on any 3rd party for transaction

January 3, 2009 Price = $0

Satoshi releases Bitcoin saying that it is completely decentralized with no central server or authority to depend on

January 12, 2009 Price = $0

Satoshi and Hal Finney exchange 10 BTC in the first ever Bitcoin transaction.

April 12, 2009 Price = $0

Satoshi hooked up with Mike Hearn, a Google developer and discussed about mining, transaction speed and security of the network

October 12, 2009 Price = $0

Martti Malmi, a finnish developer sells 5,050 bitcoins for $5.02 for the first time

February 26, 2010 Price = $0

Satoshi asks for feedback on his newly designed Bitcoin logo 

May 22, 2010 Price = $0

A man called Laszlo orders 2 Pappa John Pizzas from a Bitcoin holder in exchange of 10,000 bitcoins. In today's value this transaction is worth $500 million

July, 2010 Price = $0.08

Bitcoin starts trading at an estimated price of $0.0008 to $0.08 per coin

August 15, 2010 Price = $0.08

184 billion Bitcoins were created in a fraudulent transaction by exploiting a vulnerability in the Bitcoin protocol, This was quickly patched 

December 10, 2010 Price = $0.50

PC world indirectly references Bitcoin as the next big thing or the next disaster comparing it to Wikileaks. Satoshi posts his last message the following day

April 26, 2011 Price = $1.00

Satoshi gives final caution to Gavin Andresen to not address him as a mystery figure as that is bound to give Bitcoin a piracy angle which the bitcoin founders never would want

June 2011 Price = $31

Bitcoin surges to lifetime high of $31 before crashing to $10

October 2011 Price = $3.27

Litecoin (LTC), an alternative of bitcoin is launched

March 2012 Price = $4.89

43,554 BTC were stolen believed to have belonged to Gavin Andresen

September 22, 2012 Price = $12.26

Gavin Andresen establishes the Bitcoin Foundation, a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting Bitcoin's growth.

February 25, 2013 Price = $30.14

Satoshi informs bitcoin's core developers that he is leaving the bitcoin project to focus on other things

April 1, 2013 Price = $98.63

Bitcoin breaks through the $100 barrier for the first time, but panic selling causes the price to plummet to $68.

April 11, 2013 Price = $127.17

The Winklevoss twins are the first well-known people to reveal a significant Bitcoin holding. They claimed to have a $11 million Bitcoin stockpile at the time, for which they paid about $10 per coin.

May 6, 2013 Price = $114.13

Bill Gates calls Bitcoin a “techno tour de force” but retracts later expressing concern over its anonymity

November 18, 2013 Price = $578.41

Hearings are held by the US Senate Banking Committee to evaluate the merits and hazards of digital assets such as Bitcoin.

January 23, 2014 Price = $815.30

Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Chase & CO, describes Bitcoin as a “terrible store of value.”

March 6, 2014 Price = $669.09

Manhunt for Satoshi, the original founder of Bitcoin begins with Newsweek naming Dorian Nakamoto as the founder. But he explicitly denies.

December 11, 2014 Price = $346.90

Microsoft announces that it will soon begin accepting Bitcoin for its products

October 22, 2015 Price = $271.82

The EU designates Bitcoin a currency, allowing European citizens to exchange Bitcoin without paying taxes.

November 29, 2017 Price = $9,849

John McAfee, the founder of McAfee antivirus predicts that Bitcoin will reach $1 million by 2020

December 18, 2017 Price =$19,050

Bitcoin shoots for the stars  with breathtaking speed

September 8, 2020 Price =$10,251

A report finds that $65m worth of Bitcoin was traded every month in Nigeria

October 21, 2020 Price =$12,362

PayPal launches a new crypto exchange service allowing its users to access crypto on its platform.

November 17, 2020 Price = $13,355

Kayne West believes bitcoin will rule and the old political system is bound to fail

February 8, 2021 Price = $42,653

Tesla purchases $1.5 billion of Bitcoin

March 17, 2021 Price =$53,782

Morgan Stanley allows its clients to invest 2.5% of their total portfolio into Bitcoin.

September 7, 2021 Price =$49,776

El Salvador becomes the first country to use Bitcoin as legal tender.

October 20, 2021 Price =$66,974

Bitcoin reaches all-time high amid reports that big banks like JP Morgan initially tried to kill crypto, they are now embracing it.

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