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The Billion Dollar Day
March 28th, 2013
On this day in 2013, the market cap of the entire Bitcoin network surpassed $1-billion USD.
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Altcoin Genesis Day
April 18th, 2011
On this day in 2011, the first altcoin, Namecoin, mined its genesis block. Namecoin (NMC) is a cryptocurrency originally forked from bitcoin software and it is also limited to 21 million coins. It is based on the code of bitcoin and uses the same proof-of-work algorithm.