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Today in History: British Burn Down Washington DC today in 1814

1814 - British Burn Down Washington D.C.  1814 : During the War of 1812, In 1814 British Troops led by General Robert Ross entered the US capital of Washington D.C. and and burned many of the public buildings down, including the White House and the US Capitol building.  1954 - Getulio Dornelles Vargas 1954 : The president of Brazil Getulio Dornelles Vargas committed suicide today after he was forced to step down from his presidency because of a military revolt.  1981 - U.S.A.: Mark David Chapman  1981 :

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Today in History: British Burn Down Washington DC today in 1814