Bitcoin’s Genesis Block Turns Ten

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the first Bitcoin (BTC) block. Known as the Genesis Block, the first block mined in a blockchain is of critical importance as each proceeding block with its transactions is linked back to it.

This first Bitcoin block was mined on 3rd January 2009. The genesis block can be viewed using any block explorer.

This genesis block is shared with all of Bitcoin’s forked brothers and sisters: Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Gold and the like.

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