British troops enter Washington, D.C.

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1812 War Events
Event date:
Thursday, August 24, 2017 (This event repeats every year)
Washington, D.C.
Event owner:
Super User

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On August 24, 1814, British troops under General Robert Ross enter Washington, D.C. to destroy many government buildings, including the White House, the Treasury building and the Library of Congress.

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