I’m trying to put together a list of what’s coming out this year. Have this very simple list so far. Anyone care to add anything or suggest some better dates?


  • Neutrino mainnet – June 2019
  • Testnet release of Schnorr signature – Jun 2019
  • Mainnet release of Schnorr signature – Dec 2019
  • Bitcoin node count reaches 12,500 – Dec 2019
  • Bitcoin node count reaches 15,000 – Dec 2019


  • CBOE-backed VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF – February 27, 2019.
  • Bakkt trading – June 2019
  • Winklevoss ETF – June 2019
  • Fidelity starts selling Bitcoin – June 2019
  • Bitmain declares bankruptcy – June 2019


  • LN Channel splicing – June 2019
  • LN Sphinx-send – June 2019
  • LN eltoo and Channel Factories – June 2019
  • Atomic Multi-Path Payments (AMP) main net – June 2019
  • LN node count reaches 10,000 – Aug 2019
  • LN: Watchtowers – June 2019
  • LND channel fund backups – June 2019
  • LN on Electrum – June 2019
  • Mainnet release of Lightning Labs desktop – June 2019
  • Mainnet release of Lightning Labs mobile – June 2019
  • 2-3 Major exchanges integrate LN – June 2020
  • Coinbase integrates LN – June 2021

ASIC Miners:

Will update this section when I hear new developments

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List of Legendary Bitcointalk posts

Here is a list of interesting Bitcointalk posts that I would like to update if someone has other cool posts. 🙂

First Post ever from Satoshi himself: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5.msg28#msg28

Post from Hal Finny: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=155054.0

Guy who invented Hodling: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=375643.0

Post that caught Ross Ulbricht (DPR) (Founder of Silkroad): https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=47811.msg568744#msg568744

First Time PoS mentioned: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=27787.0

Get 5 Bitcoins for free faucet: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=183.0

Archive of early Mailing List: https://sourceforge.net/p/bitcoin/mailman/bitcoin-list/

Some weird fact: Hal Finney died in 2014 but the last time someone used his Bitcointalk account was in 2017 🤔 Here is the proof: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?action=profile;u=2436


First purchase for bitcoin–2 pizzas for 10,000 bitcoins – https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=137.0

The famous 'We are the New Wealthy Elite' post – https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=12156.0

Thread where a guy was auctioning 10,000 bitcoins for $ 50 but NOBODY wanted to pay that much – https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=92.0


guy who bought 259684 BTC for under $ 3000: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=20207.0

first reported major theft of Bitcoins: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=16457.0

Gavin helping the CIA: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=6652.0

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Crypto Exchanges Charging Up To $3 Million To List Tokens (news.bitcoin.com)

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