A: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
British burning U.S. government buildings in Washington, D.C., August 24, 1814. From Paul M. Rapin de Thoyras, The History of England, Vol. 1 (1816).
During the War of 1812 British Troops set fire to the U.S. Capitol building, burning, among other things, the Library of Congress, which then contained 3,000 volumes.