Date.

Year.

City.

Property Burned.

Values Destroyed.

Sept. 2-6.......

1666..

London, Eng .......

13,300 Buildings....

.$53,000,000

Sept. 27..........

.1729..

Constantinople .....

12,000 Buildings ....

..........

July 21...........

.1794..

London, Eng .......

631 Buildings ....

.. 5,000,000

Sept. 14..........

.1802..

Liverpool Eng......

..................

.. 5,000,000

Sept. 15..........

1812.

Moscow, Russia ....

12,000 Buildings....

. 147,000,000

Dec. 16 .......

1835.

New York, N.Y.....

674 Buildings .....

.. 19,000,000

April 27..........

.1838..

Charleston, S.C.....

1/2 the city ........

.. .3,000,000

May 4-7.........

.1842..

Hamburg, Ger......

1/3 the city .........

.. 36,000,000

April 10 .........

.1845..

Pittsburgh, Pa ......

1,100 Buildings .....

.. 10,000,000

May 28..........

.1845..

Quebec, Canada.....

1,650 Buildings .....

8,000,000

June 28......

.1845..

Quebec, Canada.....

1,365 Buildings.....

July 19...........

.1845..

New York, N. Y....

450 Buildings ......

.. .6,000,000

July 20...........

.1846..

St. Johns, N.F......

Most of the city .....

.. 5,000,000

Aug. 17..........

.1848..

Albany, N.Y .......

600 Buildings ......

.. 3,000,000

May 17 .......

.1849..

St. Louis, Mo......

1/3 the city .........

3,000,000

May 4.........

.1850 .

San Francisco, Cal...

..................

.. 3,000,000

May 3............

.1851..

San Francisco, Cal...

2,500 Buildings .....

.. 3,500,000

June 22........

.1851..

San Francisco, Cal...

500 Buildings.........

.. 3,000,000

July 12...........

.1852..

Montreal, Canada...

1,200 Buildings .....

.. 5,000,000

Feb. 17...........

.1856..

Charleston, S.C.....

Most of the city .....

... 8,000,000

June-July ......

.1861..

London, Eng .......

Immense Wharves ...

.. 10,000,000

July 4.............

.1866..

Portland, Maine.....

1,600 Buildings.....

.. 15,000,000

Oct. 14........

1866.

Quebec, Canada.....

2,517 Buildings......

...........

Oct. 8-9..........

.1871..

Chicago, Ill........

25,000 Buildings ....

.290,000,000

Nov. 9-11 .....

.1872..

Boston, Mass.......

959 Buildings ......

. 100,000,000

July 14...........

.1874..

Chicago, Ill........

346 Buildings ......

5,612,425

April 28..........

.1875..

Oshkosh, Wis ......

One square mile .....

.. 3,000,000

Oct. 26...........

.1875..

Virginia City, Nev...

Bus. part of city .....

.. 4,000,000

June 20-22.....

.1877..

St. John, N.B......

All Public Bldgs.....

.. 15,000,000

June 8.........

.1881..

Quebec, Canada ....

700 Buildings ......

.. 2,000,000

Dec. 7............

.1882..

London, Eng........

Bus. Bldgs. 1 block..

.. 15,000,000