Bitcoin Holiday Calendar
Bitcoin Independence Day
August 1st, 2017
The official end of the Blocksize Wars. On August 1, 2017, Bitcoin users demonstrated their independence from miner control by successfully deploying a software upgrade through a user-activated soft fork (UASF) that circumvented uncooperative miners, making it clear that users (ie nodes), not miners or companies, control the rules of the Bitcoin network. If you want to learn more about this topic, we recommend the [Blocksize Wars Book](https://blog.bitmex.com/the-blocksize-war/)
SegWit Lock-in Day
August 8th, 2017
Segregated Witness is officially locked in by the UASF client on the Bitcoin network.
Coinkite Was Born #140,900
August 13th, 2011
On this day in 2011, Block 140,900 Coinkite is established.
Bitcoin Infinity Day
August 21st, 2021
Today is Bitcoin Infinity Day: ∞/21M on 8/21!
August 23rd, 2017
On this day in 2017 at 1:57 UTC, Segwit activated on the Bitcoin mainnet at block height 481,824.
Opendime makes its debut
September 2nd, 2014
On this day in 2014, the first bitcoin bearer instrument, Opendime, is released.
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