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Historical Event on 4/1/1962

Metric weights became compulsory as New Weights and Measurements Metric system was intoduced by Indian Government.

Other Historical Dates and Events
11/25/1990Sri Lanka all out at 82, Venkatapathy Raju (I) 6-12 off 17.5 overs.
11/16/1995The Pension scheme ordinance for 18 million Provident Fund subscribers takes effect with an initial corpus of Rs. 85.00 billion.
9/10/1943Satyendra Chandra Bardhan, Vakkom Abdul Khader, Fouja Singh, Boniface Pereira and Anandan were hanged on charges of conspiracy to ""wage war against the King"" under the Ememy Agents Ordinance (which was given retrospective effect) at Madras Jail. They sang Vande Mataram and shouted ""Bharat Mata Ki Jai"" when they were being hanged.
11/5/1920Indian Red Cross society was founded in India under Bengal Act VIII. St.John Ambulance Association is a wing of this societywhich directed Improvement of Health, Prevention of Diseases and Mitigation of Suffering activities.
2/18/1941There was a minor revolt in Royal Indian Navy which in now known as Indian Navy.
12/14/1979Nirode Ranjan Chowdhury, cricketer, two Tests for India and bowling average of 205, died.
8/15/1993Five more Doordarshan channels launched.
12/12/1925Dattatreya Gajanan Phadkar alias ""Dattu"" Phadkar, cricketer (pace bowler all-rounder for India), Kolhapur, Maharastra, was born.
4/7/1993Narsimha Rao,PM, arrives in Bangkok on a three-day visit to Thailand.
7/22/1997Govt. issues notification saying that Prasar Bharati Act, 1990 would come into force from Sept. 15.