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 29, would your number have been called?

  • Vietnam War 1969 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted
    353
  • Vietnam War 1970 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted
    154
  • Vietnam War 1971 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted
    196
  • Vietnam War 1972 Lottery
    CalledDrafted
    75

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


What happened today

1955

The Soviet Union sends tanks to Poznan, Poland, to put down anti-Communist demonstrations.

Famous birthdays

1865

William E. Borah, Republican senator from Idaho, opponent of the League of Nations.

more events on June 29

  • 1982

    Israel invades Lebanon.

  • 1970

    U.S. troops pull out of Cambodia.

  • 1967

    Israel removes barricades, re-unifying Jerusalem.

  • 1966

    The U.S. Air Force bombs fuel storage facilities near Hanoi, North Vietnam.

  • 1955

    The Soviet Union sends tanks to Poznan, Poland, to put down anti-Communist demonstrations.

  • 1951

    The United States invites the Soviet Union to the Korean peace talks on a ship in Wonsan Harbor.

  • 1950

    President Harry S. Truman authorizes a sea blockade of Korea.

  • 1941

    Stokely Carmichael, African-American civil rights leader.

  • 1938

    Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado, and Olympic National Park, Washington, are founded.

  • 1932

    Siam’s army seizes Bangkok and announces an end to the absolute monarchy.

  • 1930

    Oriana Fallaci, Italian journalist.

  • 1926

    Fascists in Rome add an hour to the work day in an economic efficiency measure.

  • 1925

    An earthquake ravages Santa Barbara, California.

  • 1917

    The Ukraine proclaims independence from Russia.

  • 1910

    Frank Loesser, songwriter.