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 06, would your number have been called?

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

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

more events on February 6

  • 1982

    Civil rights workers begin a march from Carrolton to Montgomery, Alabama.

  • 1977

    Queen Elizabeth marks her Silver Jubilee.

  • 1975

    President Gerald Ford asks Congress for $497 million in aid to Cambodia.

  • 1968

    Charles de Gaulle opens the 19th Winter Olympics in France.

  • 1965

    Seven U.S. GIs are killed in a Viet Cong raid on a base in Pleiku.

  • 1964

    Paris and London agree to build a rail tunnel under the English Channel.

  • Cuba blocks the water supply to Guantanamo Naval Base in rebuke of the United State’s seizure of four Cuban fishing boats.

  • 1963

    The United States reports that all Soviet offensive arms are out of Cuba.

  • 1945

    Bob Marley, reggae musician.

  • MacArthur reports the fall of Manila, and the liberation of 5,000 prisoners.

  • 1944

    Kwajalein Island in the Central Pacific falls to U.S. Army troops.

  • 1941

    The RAF clears the way as British take Benghazi, trapping thousands of Italians.

  • 1940

    Tom Brokaw, NBC News anchorman.

  • 1936

    Adolf Hitler opens the Fourth Winter Olympics.

  • 1933

    Walter E. Fountroy, politician and civil rights leader.

  • Adolf Hitler‘s Third Reich begins press censorship.

  • 1932

    Francois Truffaut, French film director (The 400 Blows, Shoot the Piano Player).

  • 1929

    Germany accepts Kellogg-Briand pact.

  • 1926

    Mussolini warns Germany to stop agitation in Tyrol.

  • 1922

    The Washington Disarmament Conference comes to an end with signature of final treaty forbidding fortification of the Aleutian Islands for 14 years.

  • 1916

    Germany admits full liability for Lusitania incident and recognizes the United State’s right to claim indemnity.

  • 1913

    Mary Douglas Leakey, archaeologist and paleoanthropologist.

  • 1911

    Ronald Reagan, film actor and 40th U.S. President (1981-1989).

  • 1904

    Japan’s foreign minister severs all ties with Russia, citing delaying tactics in negotiations over Manchuria.

  • 1900

    President McKinley appoints W.H. Taft commissioner to report on the Philippines.

  • 1899

  • 1895

    George Herman “Babe” Ruth, baseball player with the Boston Red Sox, the New York Yankees and the Boston Braves. The first player to hit 60 home runs in one season.

  • 1891

    The Dalton Gang commits its first crime, a train robbery in Alila, Calif.

  • 1862

    The Battle of Fort Henry, Tenn., begins the Mississippi Valley campaign.

  • 1788

    Massachusetts becomes the sixth state to ratify the Constitution.

  • 1778

    France recognizes the United States and signs a treaty of aid in Paris.

  • 1756

    Aaron Burr, 3rd U.S. Vice President.

  • 1626

    Huguenot rebels and the French sign the Peace of La Rochelle.