On this day: December 11

POSTED: 09:24 PM MST Dec 10, 2012    UPDATED: 12:00 AM MST Dec 11, 2015 

The world's first motor show opens in Paris, Marie Curie receives her second Nobel Prize, Muhammad Ali fights his last fight, and Bernie Madoff is arrested, all on this day.

OTD December 11 - Detroit bankruptcy
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2014: Detroit emerges from the largest municipal bankruptcy in United States history, estimated at $18-20 billion. Detroit is also the largest city by population in U.S. history to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy, more than twice as large as Stockton, California, which filed in 2012.

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