After 16 days, the partial government shutdown is finally over. Look back at the 17 other times our country has closed its doors.
Sept. 30, 1982, to Oct. 2, 1982 (One day): Due to social events around D.C., Congress scheduled the vote on the spending bill too late to get it signed in time to prevent a shutdown.
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