When:
August 24, 2019 all-day
2019-08-24T00:00:00-06:00
2019-08-25T00:00:00-06:00
Where:
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/british-capture-and-burn-washington

Aug 24 25, 1814. British forces briefly invaded and raided Washington, DC, burning the Capitol, the presidents house and most other public buildings. President James Madison and other high US government officials fled to safety until British troops (not knowing the strength of their position) departed the city two days later.

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