On 1 October in Ethereum's history...

In 2021:

  • Decentralized oracle service Umbrella Network launches on Ethereum in preparation for cross-network transactions between Ethereum and Binance Smart Chain.
  • ETH is quietly judging $3019 and $3308, for ₿0.06874.

In 2020:

  • Ethereum miners make more money from fees than from block rewards in September.
  • wBTC's custodian Bitgo announces it will use a new Proof of Reserve mechanism via Chainlink.
  • Virtual Item Marketplace creates a bridge to Ethereum, saying the blockchain "is best positioned to become the monetary system for all blockchains."
  • Ethereum Layer 2 SKALE launches Phase 2, with $78M staked by 4000 users from 90 countries.
  • ETH slips into the night at $353, ₿0.03325.

In 2019:

  • Icelandic retailer Nordic Store settles a purchase from IKEA Iceland using Ethereum-based Tradeshift.
  • Credit ratings giant Morningstar plans to apply blockchain to the $117 Trillion debt securities industry, utilizing the Ethereum blockchain.
  • OpenSea describes how it's resolving the issues with the ENS short-name auctions, with the stolen ENS names all returned successfully and other auctions extended.
  • Blockchain scalability platform SKALE Network raises $17.1 million to launch its mainnet, stating: "this could be Ethereum’s “best shot” to beat other smart contract platforms".
  • Swarm v0.5 gets released, with content pinning and experimental features push sync, progress tracking, and the SWarm Accounting Protocol.
  • User lucash-dev from bug bounty platform HackerOne discovers a critical vulnerability during the testing phase of MakerDAO's Multi-Collateral DAI contract.
  • ETH oozes $177 and ₿0.02127.

In 2018:

  • /r/ethtrader introduces Community Points & Polls.
  • ICOs have almost broken even on funds sold versus funds raised and still have $93 million in unrealized profits, according to BitMEX and TokenAnalyst.
  • The Hyperledger Project and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance agree to collaborate on bringing common standards to the blockchain space.
  • /r/rethtrader decides what the Community Points should be called: donuts win in favor of buterins, bags, cuecombers and shards.
  • ETH does not gain at $231, or ₿0.03511.

In 2017:

  • Etherparty's FUEL ICO gets launched, hacked, paused and fixed, with the company promising to compensate any affected contributors.
  • ETH does not lose at $303, or ₿0.06889.

In 2016:

  • New DoS attacks are thrown at the Ethereum network.
  • uPort, a mobile, self-sovereign identity and key management system built on Ethereum, makes a case for decentralized Identity.
  • Chinese electric car manufacturer Wanxiang announces it will drive its $30 Billion smart cities initiative using Ethereum.
  • ETH so boring at $13.2, or ₿0.02146.