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 June 01, would your number have been called?

  • Vietnam War 1969 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted
    249
  • Vietnam War 1970 Lottery
    CalledDrafted
    65
  • Vietnam War 1971 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted
    274
  • Vietnam War 1972 Lottery
    CalledDrafted
    15

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


What happened today

1915

Germany conducts the first zeppelin air raid over England.

Famous birthdays

1898

Molly Picon, comic actress and singer.

more events on June 1

  • 1978

    The U.S. reports finding wiretaps in the American embassy in Moscow.

  • 1963

    Governor George Wallace vows to defy an injunction ordering integration of the University of Alabama.

  • 1958

    Charles de Gaulle becomes premier of France.

  • 1942

    America begins sending Lend-Lease materials to the Soviet Union.

  • 1941

    The German Army completes the capture of Crete as the Allied evacuation ends.

  • 1939

    The Douglas DC-4 makes its first passenger flight from Chicago to New York.

  • 1932

    Christopher Lasch, American social critic and writer.

  • 1926

    Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jean Mortenson, later Norma Jean Baker), film actress and icon.

  • 1921

    A white mob attacks the thriving Black community of the Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma, killing 85 people in what comes to be known as the Tulsa Race Massacre.

  • 1916

    The National Defense Act increases the strength of the U.S. National Guard by 450,000 men.

  • 1915

    Germany conducts the first zeppelin air raid over England.

  • 1901

    John van Druten, English playwright (I am a Camera).

  • 1898

    Molly Picon, comic actress and singer.

  • 1878

    John Masefield, English poet.

  • 1877

    U.S. troops are authorized to pursue bandits into Mexico.