August 29, 2018: Pirate created as an independent blockchain which does zk-SNARKs transactions only. The Bitcointalk announcement thread can be found here
September 23, 2018: SHossain announces that "notarizations of private chain worked," which was previously not the case.
November 2, 2018: DigitalPrice.org lists Pirate to become the very first exchange that supports z-address deposits and withdraws.
February 11, 2019: CryptoBridge lists Pirate and becomes the 2nd ever exchange to list z-addresses. More information about this listing can be found here.
February 15, 2019: Pirate becomes the "first sapling only integration in crypto" (FishyGuts).
March 19, 2019: First ever Pirate z-commerce transaction takes place after Physicalcryptocoins adds it as a payment method through Veruspay.
April 26, 2019: Citex and Escodex list Pirate to become the 3rd and 4th exchanges with z-address support.
May 17, 2019: Graviex lists Pirate to become the 5th exchange with z-address support.
May 22, 2019: Coinmarketcap lists Pirate ($ARRR).
May 24, 2019: TradeOgre lists Pirate to become the 6th exchange with z-address support.
May 24, 2019: Pirate nethash exceeds 300Msol/s for the first time.
May 30, 2019: Pirate block reward reduces from 256 Pirate/block to 128 Pirate/block with the first halving.