On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 2008

Historical Events

  • Whitepaper "Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System" is published by the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto. It describes a decentralized peer-to-peer network that could track and verify transactions while producing a transparent, verifiable record.
2008 Highlights

About October 31, 2008

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Whatever You Like - T.I.
  • UK #1 Song: The Promise - Girls Aloud