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 07, would your number have been called?

  • Vietnam War 1969 Lottery
    CalledDrafted
    85
  • Vietnam War 1970 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted
    169
  • Vietnam War 1971 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted
    288
  • Vietnam War 1972 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted
    251

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


What happened today

1914

The first vessel passes through the Panama Canal.

Famous birthdays

1954

Louise Erdrich, American author.

more events on June 7

  • 1994

    The Organization of African Unity formally admits South Africa as its fifty-third member.

  • 1981

    Israeli F-16 fighter-bombers destroy Iraq’s only nuclear reactor.

  • 1968

    In Operation Swift Saber, U.S. Marines sweep an area 10 miles northwest of Da Nang in South Vietnam.

  • 1954

    Louise Erdrich, American author.

  • 1942

    The Japanese invade Attu and Kiska in the Aleutian Islands.

  • 1932

    Over 7,000 war veterans march on Washington, D.C., demanding their bonus pay for service in World War I.

  • 1917

    Gwendolyn Brooks, African-American poet.

  • 1914

    The first vessel passes through the Panama Canal.

  • 1909

    Peter Rodino, U.S. congressman, chairman of the Watergate hearings.

  • Virginia Apgar, American physician and medical researcher.

  • 1903

    Professor Pierre Curie reveals the discovery of Polonium.

  • 1900

    The Boxer rebels cut the rail links between Peking and Tientsin in China.

  • 1899

    Elizabeth Bowen, British novelist and short story writer (The Death of the Heart).

  • 1863

    Mexico City is captured by French troops.

  • 1848

    Paul Gaugin, French post-impressionist painter.