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What’s Your Vietnam War Draft Lottery Number?

The Vietnam War draft lottery ran from 1969 to 1972. If you were born on March 07, would your number have been called?

  • Vietnam War 1969 Lottery
  • 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 March 7

  • 1979

    Voyager 1 reaches Jupiter.

  • 1971

    A thousand U.S. planes bomb Cambodia and Laos.

  • 1968

    The Battle of Saigon, begun on the day of the Tet Offensive, ends.

  • 1951

    U.N. forces in Korea under General Matthew Ridgeway launch Operation Ripper, an offensive to straighten out the U.N. front lines against the Chinese.

  • 1942

    Japanese troops land on New Guinea.

  • 1936

    Hitler sends German troops into the Rhineland, violating the Locarno Pact.

  • 1935

    Malcolm Campbell sets an auto speed record of 276.8 mph in Florida.

  • 1933

    The film King Kong premieres in New York City.

  • The board game Monopoly is invented.

  • 1927

    A Texas law that bans Negroes from voting is ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.

  • 1925

    The Soviet Red Army occupies Outer Mongolia.

  • 1918

    Finland signs an alliance treaty with Germany.

  • 1912

    French aviator, Heri Seimet flies non-stop from London to Paris in three hours.

  • 1908

    Anna Magnani, Italian actress.

  • 1907

    Rolf Jacobsen, Norwegian poet.

  • 1906

    Finland becomes the third country to give women the right to vote, decreeing universal suffrage for all citizens over 24, however, barring those persons who are supported by the state.

  • 1904

    Reinhard Heydrich, German SS leader and architect of the “Final Solution.”

  • The Japanese bomb the Russian town of Vladivostok.

  • 1887

    Helen Parkhurst, educator, developed a technique later known as the Dalton Plan.

  • 1876

    Alexander Graham Bell is granted a patent for the telephone.

  • 1875

    Maurice Ravel, composer (“Bolero”).

  • 1872

    Piet Mondrian, Dutch abstract painter, leader of the movement known as “de Stijl.”

  • 1862

    Confederate forces surprise the Union army at the Battle of Pea Ridge, in Arkansas, but the Union is victorious.

  • 1849

    The Austrian Reichstag is dissolved.

  • 1847

    U.S. General Winfield Scott occupies Vera Cruz, Mexico.

  • 1838

    Soprano Jenny Lind (“the Swedish Nightingale”) makes her debut in Weber’s opera Der Freischultz.

  • 1809

    Aeronaut Jean Pierre Blanchard — the first person to make an aerial voyage in the New World — dies at the age of 56.

  • 1799

    In Palestine, Napoleon captures Jaffa and his men massacre more than 2,000 Albanian prisoners.

  • 1774

    The British close the port of Boston to all commerce.

  • 1707

    Stephen Hopkins, signer of the Declaration of Independence.

  • 322

    The Greek philosopher Aristotle dies.

  • 161

    On the death of Antoninus at Lorium, Marcus Aurelius becomes emperor.