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 July 25, would your number have been called?

  • Vietnam War 1969 Lottery
    CalledDrafted
    67
  • Vietnam War 1970 Lottery
    CalledDrafted
    3
  • Vietnam War 1971 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted
    121
  • Vietnam War 1972 Lottery
    CalledDrafted
    35

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


What happened today

1978

The first test-tube baby, Louise Brown, is born in Oldham, England.

Famous birthdays

1880

Morris Raphael Cohen, American philosopher and mathematician.

more events on July 25

  • 1984

    Svetlana Savitskaya becomes first woman to perform a space walk.

  • 1978

    The first test-tube baby, Louise Brown, is born in Oldham, England.

  • 1944

    Allied forces begin the breakthrough of German lines in Normandy.

  • 1943

    Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini is overthrown in a coup.

  • 1941

    The U.S. government freezes Japanese and Chinese assets.

  • 1935

    Barbara Harris, actress.

  • 1934

    Austrian chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss is shot and killed by Nazis.

  • 1927

    Midge Decter, writer and editor.

  • 1924

    Greece announces the deportation of 50,000 Armenians.

  • 1914

    Russia declares that it will act to protect Serbian sovereignty.

  • 1909

    French aviator Louis Bleriot becomes the first man to fly across the English Channel in an airplane.

  • 1907

    Johnny Hodges, jazz musician.

  • 1902

    Eric Hoffer, American longshoreman and philosopher (The True Believer, Before the Sabbath),

  • 1894

    Japanese forces sink the British steamer Kowshing which was bringing Chinese reinforcements to Korea.

  • 1880

    Morris Raphael Cohen, American philosopher and mathematician.