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 February 02, 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
    Not CalledNot drafted

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

more events on February 2

  • 1987

    Largest steel strike in American history, in progress since August, ends.

  • 1978

    U.S. Jewish leaders bar a meeting with Egypt’s Anwar Sadat.

  • 1972

    The Winter Olympics begin in Sapporo, Japan.

  • 1960

    The U.S. Senate approves 23rd Amendment calling for a ban on the poll tax.

  • 1959

    Arlington and Norfolk, Va., peacefully desegregate public schools.

  • 1948

    The United States and Italy sign a pact of friendship, commerce and navigation.

  • 1945

    Some 1,200 Royal Air Force planes blast Wiesbaden and Karlsruhe.

  • 1944

    The Germans stop an Allied attack at Anzio, Italy.

  • 1943

    Last of the German strongholds at Stalingrad surrender to the Red Army.

  • 1939

    Hungary breaks relations with the Soviet Union.

  • 1934

    Alfred Rosenberg is made philosophical chief of the Nazi Party.

  • 1921

    Airmail service opens between New York and San Francisco. Airmail’s First Day.

  • 1916

    U.S. Senate votes independence for Philippines, effective in 1921.

  • 1901

    Mexican government troops are badly beaten by Yaqui Indians.

  • 1900

    Six cities, Boston, Detroit, Milwaukee, Baltimore, Chicago and St. Louis agree to form baseball‘s American League.

  • 1895

    George Halas, National Football League co-founder.

  • 1890

    Charles Correl, radio performer.

  • 1882

    James Joyce, Irish novelist and poet (Ulysses, Portrait of a Young Man).

  • 1876

    The National Baseball League is founded with eight teams.

  • 1870

    The press agencies Havas, Reuter and Wolff sign an agreement whereby between them they can cover the whole world.

  • 1865

    Confederate raider William Quantrill and his bushwackers rob citizens, burn a railroad depot and steal horses from Midway, Kentucky.

  • 1848

    The Treaty of Guadeloupe Hidalgo formally ends the Mexican War.

  • 1754

    Charles Maurice de Tallyrand-Perigord, minister of foreign affairs for Napoleon I, who represented France brilliantly at the Congress of Vienna.

  • 1626

    Charles I is crowned King of England. Fierce internal struggles between the monarchy and Parliament characterized 17th century English politics.

  • 1571

    All eight members of a Jesuit mission in Virginia are murdered by Indians who pretended to be their friends.

  • 1494

    Columbus begins the practice of using Indians as slaves.

  • 1032

    Conrad II claims the throne of France.

  • 962

    Otto I invades Italy and is crowned Holy Roman Emperor.