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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 July 11, would your number have been called?

  • Vietnam War 1969 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted
  • Vietnam War 1970 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted
  • 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 July 11

  • 1995

    Full diplomatic relations are established between the United States and Vietnam.

  • 1975

    Archaeologists unearth an army of 8,000 life-size clay figures created more than 2,000 years ago for the Emperor Qin Shi Huang.

  • 1972

    American forces break the 95-day siege at An Loc in Vietnam.

  • 1942

    In the RAF’s longest bombing raid of World War II, 44 British Lancaster bombers attack the Polish port of Danzig.

  • 1927

    Theodore H. Maiman, physicist.

  • 1899

    E.B. White, author (Charlotte’s Web).

  • 1862

    President Abraham Lincoln appoints General Henry Halleck as general-in-chief of the Federal army.

  • 1838

    John Wanamaker, U.S. merchant, founder of one of the first American department stores.

  • 1804

  • 1799

    An Anglo-Turkish armada bombards Napoleon Bonaparte‘s troops in Alexandria to no avail.

  • 1786

    Morocco agrees to stop attacking American ships in the Mediterranean for a payment of $10,000.

  • 1767

    John Quincy Adams, Sixth President of the United States (1825-1829).

  • 1708

    The French are defeated at Oudenarde, Malplaquet, in the Netherlands by the Duke of Marlborough and Eugene of Savoy.

  • 1533

    Henry VIII is excommunicated from the Catholic Church by Pope Clement VII.

  • 1346

    Charles IV of Luxembourg is elected Holy Roman Emperor in Germany.

  • 1302

    An army of French knights, led by the Count of Artois, is routed by Flemish pikemen.

  • 1274

    Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland (1306-1329).