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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 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.

What happened today


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

Famous birthdays


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

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.