On this friday in 2010 the first real value bitcoin transaction happened, 10 000 bitcoins were indirectly exchanged for two pizzas from Papa John’s. Laszlo Hanyecz, a programmer from Florida, is believed to be the first person to make a real-world transaction using bitcoin.
It was reportedly a user from the United Kingdom that had taken on his offer and used his credit card to buy Laszlo two pizzas from across the atlantic. Today, those two pizzas would be worth over a million USD a piece and bitcoin pizzaday has become something of a legend. Check out #bitcoinpizzaday on social media for how people are celebrating. Below are a couple of selected tweets.
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