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
  • Vietnam War 1970 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted
  • Vietnam War 1971 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted
  • Vietnam War 1972 Lottery

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

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.

  • 1905

    Russian troops intervene as riots erupt in ports all over the country, leaving many ships looted.

  • 1903

    The British government officially protests Belgian atrocities in the Congo.

  • 1900

    Antoine de Saint-Exupery, aviator and writer.

  • 1888

    Professor Frederick Treves performs the first appendectomy in England.

  • 1886

    James Van Der Zee, African-American photographer.

  • 1880

    France annexes Tahiti.

  • 1865

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

  • 1862

    Union forces, falling back from Richmond, fight at the Battle of Savage’s Station.

  • 1861

    William James Mayo, co-founder of the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.

  • 1858

    George Washington Goethals, engineer of the Panama Canal.

  • 1767

    The British parliament passes the Townshend Revenue Act, levying taxes on America.

  • 1652

    Massachusetts declares itself an independent commonwealth.

  • 1236

    Ferdinand III of Castile and Leon take Cordoba in Spain.