Today’s Canadian Headline….

1814 BRITISH TORCH WASHINGTON, AVENGE BURNING OF TORONTO

Washington DC – Major-General Robert Ross leads 4,000 troops in attack on Washington; British burn the Capitol, White House, National Library and other government buildings; to retaliate for the American burning of York (Toronto) and Newark (Niagara) earlier in the War of 1812.

via Sympatico.ca – News.

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