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2009-01-03: Genesis Block Mined

"Times 03/Jan/2009 Chancellor on brink of the second bailout for banks"

The 50 coins in block 0 are unspendable, either from a bug, or by design.

Transactions: 1
Reward: 50 [1A1zP1eP5QGefi2DMPTfTL5SLmv7DivfNa]
Height: 0
Timestamp: Sat, 03 Jan 2009 18:15:05 UTC
Size (bytes): 285
Version: 1
Merkle Root: 4a5e1e4baab89f3a32518a88c31bc87f618f76673e2cc77ab2127b7afdeda33b
Nonce: 2083236893
Bits: 1d00ffff
Difficulty: 1
Hash: 000000000019d6689c085ae165831e934ff763ae46a2a6c172b3f1b60a8ce26f