To commemorate this transaction, Bitcoin Pizza Day is celebrated on May 22.
This week has been 10 years since the first purchase paid with bitcoin. On May 18, 2010, the Hungarian-born American programmer, Laszlo Hanyecz, offered 10,000 bitcoins for two large pizzas, about $ 41 at the time, but which today equals more than $ 91 million.
"I will pay 10,000 bitcoins for a couple of pizzas. Maybe two big ones, so I have something left for the next day," wrote the man on the Bitcointalk forum and added: "What I am looking for is to be given food in exchange for bitcoins so as not to have than asking for it or preparing it myself, like ordering a breakfast in a hotel. "
Happy Bitcoin Pizza Day! pic.twitter.com/NXzlRloVf0
— Bitcoin (@Bitcoin) May 22, 2020
A few days later, Hanyecz reported that he had "successfully" traded the cryptocurrency for food, after 'forum users', whose real ... Continue Reading »