What happened on your birthday?

What’s Your Vietnam War Draft Lottery Number?

The Vietnam War draft lottery ran from 1969 to 1972. If you were born on June 15, would your number have been called?

  • Vietnam War 1969 Lottery
  • Vietnam War 1970 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted
  • Vietnam War 1971 Lottery
  • Vietnam War 1972 Lottery

Read on to learn more about the Vietnam war draft lottery.

more events on June 15

  • 1977

    The first general election in Spain since 1936 results in victory for the UCD (Union of Democratic Centre).

  • 1964

    The last French troops leave Algeria.

  • 1958

    Greece severs military ties to Turkey because of the Cyprus issue.

  • 1947

    The All India Congress accepts a British plan for the partition of India.

  • 1944

    U.S. Marines begin the invasion of Saipan in the Pacific.

  • 1940

    The French fortress of Verdun is captured by Germans.

  • 1932

    Gaston Means is sentenced to 15 years for fraud in the Lindbergh baby kidnapping.

  • 1928

    Republicans, convening in Kansas City, name Herbert Hoover their candidate for President.

  • 1922

    Morris “Mo” Udall, U.S. Congressman.

  • 1920

    Three African Americans are lynched in Duluth, Minnesota, by a white mob of 5,000.

  • 1917

    Great Britain pledges the release of all Irish captured during the Easter Rebellion of 1916.

  • 1916

    President Woodrow Wilson signs a bill incorporating the Boy Scouts of America.

  • 1914

    Saul Steinberg, American cartoonist.

  • 1904

    Fire aboard the paddle steamer General Slocum on New York’s East River kills 1,021, mostly German-Americans.

  • 1902

    Erik H. Erikson, psychologist (Childhood and Society).

  • 1898

    The U.S. House of representatives approves the annexation of Hawaii.

  • 1877

    Henry O. Flipper becomes the first African American to graduate from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

  • 1866

  • 1864

    The Battle for Petersburg begins.

  • 1862

    General J.E.B. Stuart completes his “ride around McClellan.”

  • 1849

    James K. Polk, the 11th president of the United States, dies.

  • 1846

    Great Britain and the United States agree on a joint occupation of Oregon Territory.

  • 1843

    Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer.

  • 1836

    Arkansas is admitted into the Union as the 25th state.

  • 1779

    American General Anthony Wayne captures Stony Point, New York.

  • 1775

    George Washington is named Commander-in-Chief by Congress.

  • 1767

    Rachel Robards Jackson, first lady to President Andrew Jackson.

  • 1752

    Benjamin Franklin and his son test the relationship between electricity and lightning by flying a kite in a thunder storm.

  • 1607

    Colonists in North America complete James Fort in Jamestown.

  • 1389

    Ottoman Turks crush Serbia in the Battle of Kosovo.

  • 1381

    The English peasant revolt is crushed in London.

  • 1330

    Edward the Black Prince, the eldest son of Edward III.

  • 1215

    King John signs the Magna Carta.

  • 1184

    King Magnus of Norway is defeated by his rival, Sverre.