There have been rumors in the cryptocurrency space about the date of birth of the anonymous creator of bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto. community for some reason thinksthat it is April 5, 1975. Let’s find out if this is true.
The creator of BTC has always remained anonymous. However, for some reason people celebrate his birthday. There is a theory that the date of April 5 may be chosen due to the fact that on this day Satoshi registered / registered on the P2P Foundation Internet forum, where the invention of Bitcoin was first announced.
However, given that the name is fictitious, the date may also be inaccurate. But April 5 is also a significant day in the history of the United States. This is the anniversary of President Franklin Roosevelt’s Executive Order 6102 of 1933. According to this decree, the possession of gold coins, bars or certificates is considered a violation of the law.
The order required Americans to turn in any significant amount of gold to the US Federal Reserve in exchange for fiat currency. Roosevelt devalued these funds and used them to pay off a huge debt. This may have helped the country out of the difficult situation that resulted from the Great Depression, but some saw it as a challenge to the freedom of individuals to hold gold.
It is not known for sure if this theory is related to Satoshi’s birthday. But it is known that the creator of BTC was interested in the history of money circulation and was concerned about how people can save their wealth from government interference. Bitcoin is often called digital gold, so BTC supporters consider this version to be quite true.
Concerning the year of birth of Satoshi Nakamoto. It is also related to power. In 1975, then-President of the United States Gerald Ford repealed Executive Order 6102 and it was not against the law to own gold in any amount.
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