1. First bitcoin purchase was for pizza. 2 pizzas were purchased for 10k bitcoins, which were worth 150.7 million in January 2018
2.The inventor of bitcoin remains anonymous. Satoshi Nakamoto is the name which is used for its founder, but no one knows whether it’s a pseudonym or the real identity.
3.No single entity or government has control over the bitcoin currency.
4.About 1000 people own 40% of total bitcoins in circulation.
5.64% of bitcoins have never been used and might never be used.
6.90% of all bitcoin addresses have less than 0.1 bitcoins in them.
7. James Howell lost 7500 bitcoins by throwing his hard drive which amounted to £ 4 million.
8.A new block of coins is solved every 10 minutes.
9.Bitcoin network is more powerful than 500 supercomputers put together.
10.Refunds are not possible after a transaction. In 2016, $137,000 worth bitcoins were sent instead of $5 and could not be retrieved.
11. In 2013, Austin and Beccy Craig made a documentary on how they lived solely on crypto currency for 100 days.
12.Subway, PayPal, Expedia, Microsoft are some of the companies which are accepting bitcoins as a form of payment.
13.University of Nicosia in Cyprus accepts bitcoins for the payment of tuition and other fees.
14.Since April 1st 2017, bitcoin is a legal payment in Japan.
15.Bitcoin transaction consumes 3994 times more energy than a credit card transaction.