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What’s Your Vietnam War Draft Lottery Number?

The Vietnam War draft lottery ran from 1969 to 1972. If you were born on November 01, would your number have been called?

  • Vietnam War 1969 Lottery
    CalledDrafted
    19
  • Vietnam War 1970 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted
    243
  • Vietnam War 1971 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted
    366
  • Vietnam War 1972 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted
    107

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


What happened today

1936

The Rodeo Cowboy's Association is founded.

Famous birthdays

1935

Gary Player, professional golfer from South Africa; the only non-American to win the Grand Slam; inducted into World Golf Hall of Fame 1974.

more events on November 1

  • 2000

    Serbia joins the United Nations.

  • 1982

    Honda opens a plant in Marysville, Ohio, becoming the first Asian automobile company to produce cars in the US.

  • 1981

    LaTavia Roberson, singer, songwriter; original member of Destiny’s Child group.

  • Antigua and Barbuda gain independence from the United Kingdom.

  • 1973

    Leon Jaworski appointed as new Watergate Special Prosecutor.

  • 1968

    The Motion Picture Association of America officially introduces its rating system to indicate age-appropriateness of film content.

  • President Lyndon B. Johnson calls a halt to bombing in Vietnam, hoping this will lead to progress at the Paris peace talks.

  • 1967

    Tina Arena (Filippina Lydia Arena), singer, songwriter, actress, record producer; first Australian to receive the Order of State; awarded Knighthood of the Order of National Merit, by the President of the French Republic (2009).

  • The first issue of Rolling Stone hits the streets.

  • 1964

    Karen Marie Moning, bestselling author; her Highlander and Fever series blend urban fantasy with Celtic mythology.

  • 1960

    Tim Cook, business executive; CEO of Apple, inc. (2011– ).

  • 1958

    Charlie Kaufman, screenwriter, director, producer (Being John Malkovich; Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind).

  • 1951

    Algerian National Liberation Front begins guerrilla warfare against the French.

  • 1950

    Mitch Kapor, founder of Lotus Software and Electronic Frontier Foundation.

  • Two members of a Puerto Rican nationalist movement attempt to assassinate President Harry S Truman.