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13-year anniversary of transaction between Satoshi and Hal Finney By Cointelegraph

Today in Bitcoin history: 13-year anniversary of transaction between Satoshi and Hal Finney
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It’s been exactly 13 years since computer scientist Hal Finney became the beneficiary of the first transaction on the blockchain from creator Satoshi Nakamoto.

On January 12, 2009, with Bitcoin (BTCA blank piece of paper no more than three months old, Satoshi I sent Finney 10 BTC – It was worth almost nothing at the time, but now it is close to 440,000 dollars. The move, which will likely serve as a test to determine the viability of the blockchain, was the first in a series of hundreds of millions of transactions in Bitcoin among millions of people around the world.