On This Day

7th June

1546 - England signed the Peace of Andres with Scotland and Ireland.

1557 - England declared war on France.

1862 - The United States and Britain agreed to suppress the slave trade.

1965 - Sony Corp introduced its home video tape recorder, priced at $995.

1975 - Sony introduced the Betamax videocassette recorder for sale to the public

2012 - Remains of the Curtain Theatre, where some of Shakespeare's plays were first performed, were found under a pub in London.