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 March 04, would your number have been called?

  • Vietnam War 1969 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted
  • Vietnam War 1970 Lottery
  • 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 March 4

  • 1987

    President Reagan takes full responsibility for the Iran-Contra affair in a national address.

  • 1975

    Queen Elizabeth II knights Charlie Chaplin.

  • 1970

    Fifty-seven people are killed as the French submarine Eurydice sinks in the Mediterranean Sea.

  • 1963

    Six people get the death sentence in Paris plotting to kill President Charles de Gaulle.

  • 1952

    North Korea accuses the United nations of using germ warfare.

  • 1944

    Berlin is bombed by the American forces for the first time.

  • 1933

    Franklin D. Roosevelt is inaugurated to his first term as president in Washington, D.C.

  • 1932

    Miriam Makeba, South African singer.

  • 1928

    Alan Sillitoe, novelist (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner).

  • 1921

    Warren G. Harding is sworn in as America’s 29th President.

  • 1914

    Doctor Fillatre of Paris, France successfully separates Siamese twins.

  • 1912

    The French council of war unanimously votes a mandatory three-year military service.

  • 1908

    The New York board of education bans the act of whipping students in school.

  • 1904

    Ding Ling, Chinese writer and women’s rights activist.

  • Russian troops begin to retreat toward the Manchurian border as 100,000 Japanese advance in Korea.

  • 1901

    Charles Goren, world expert on the game of bridge.

  • William McKinley is inaugurated president for the second time. Theodore Roosevelt is inaugurated as vice president.

  • 1888

    Knute Rockne, football player and coach for Notre Dame.

  • 1877

    The Russian Imperial Ballet stages the first performance of “Swan Lake” in Moscow.

  • 1861

  • 1852

    Lady (Isabella Augusta) Gregory, Irish playwright, helped found the Abbey Theatre.

  • 1813

    The Russians fighting against Napoleon reach Berlin. The French garrison evacuates the city without a fight.

  • 1801

    Thomas Jefferson becomes the first President to be inaugurated in Washington, D.C.

  • 1797

    Vice-President John Adams, elected President on December 7, to replace George Washington, is sworn in.

  • 1793

    George Washington is inaugurated as President for the second time.

  • 1791

    Vermont is admitted as the 14th state. It is the first addition to the original 13 colonies.

  • 1789

    The first Congress of the United States meets in New York and declares that the Constitution is in effect.

  • 1766

    The British Parliament repeals the Stamp Act, the cause of bitter and violent opposition in the colonies

  • 1747

    Casimir Pulaski, American Revolutionary War general.

  • 1678

    Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer and violinist.

  • 1634

    Samuel Cole opens the first tavern in Boston, Massachusetts.

  • 1461

    Henry VI is deposed and the Duke of York is proclaimed King Edward IV.

  • 1394

    Prince Henry the Navigator, sponsor of Portuguese voyages of discovery

  • 1152

    Frederick Barbarossa is chosen as emperor and unites the two factions, which emerged in Germany after the death of Henry V.