A judge has ruled Detroit is eligible to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy -- making it the largest municipality to do so. Take a look at all the U.S. cities that have gone broke.
Since 1937, when bankruptcy became an option for municipalities, an estimated 625 government bodies have filed for Chapter 9 protection, according to ABC News. Here are the most recent, and some of the most notable:
Douglas MacArthur returns to the Philippines, Nixon sets off the "Saturday Night Massacre," Jackie Kennedy remarries, the Sydney Opera House opens, tragedy strikes Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Muammar Gaddafi is killed, all on this day.