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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 November 07, would your number have been called?

  • Vietnam War 1969 Lottery
  • Vietnam War 1970 Lottery
  • Vietnam War 1971 Lottery
  • Vietnam War 1972 Lottery
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more events on November 7

  • 2000

    Election Day in the US ends with the winner between presidential candidates George W. Bush and Al Gore still undecided.

  • Hilary Rodham Clinton becomes the first First Lady (1993–2001) elected to public office in the US when she wins a US Senate seat.

  • 1994

    The world’s first internet radio broadcast originates from WXYC, the student radio station of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

  • 1990

    Mary Robinson becomes the first woman elected President of the Republic of Ireland.

  • 1989

    Douglas Wilder wins Virginia’s gubernatorial election, becoming the first elected African American governor in the US; during Reconstruction Mississippi had an acting governor and Louisiana had an appointed governor who were black.

  • 1983

    A bomb explodes in the US Capitol’s Senate Chambers area, causing $250,000 damages but no one is harmed; a group calling itself the Armed Resistance Unit claimed the bomb was retaliation for US military involvement in Grenada and Lebanon.

  • 1975

    A uprising in Bangladesh kills Brig. Gen. Khaled Mosharraf and frees Maj. Gen. Ziaur Rahman, future president of the country, from house arrest.

  • 1973

    Congress overrides Pres. Richard M. Nixon’s veto of the War Powers Resolution that limited presidential power to wage ware without congressional approval.

  • 1972

    President Richard Nixon is re-elected.

  • 1971

    Robin Finck, musician; guitarist with bands Guns N’ Roses and Nine Inch Nails.

  • 1967

    President Lyndon B. Johnson signs a bill establishing the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

  • In Cleveland, Ohio, Carl B. Stokes becomes the first African American elected mayor of a major American city.

  • 1956

    UN General Assembly calls for France, Israel and the UK to immediately withdraw their troops from Egypt.

  • 1950

    Alexa Canady, first female African-American neurosurgeon.

  • 1944

    President Franklin D. Roosevelt is elected to a fourth term by defeating Thomas Dewey.

  • 1943

    Joni Mitchell, singer, songwriter.

  • British troops launch a limited offensive along the coast of Burma.

  • 1940

    Tacoma Bridge in Washington State collapses.

  • 1929

    Benny Andersen, Danish writer, poet and jazz musician.

  • 1928

    Norton David Zinder, biologist.

  • 1926

    Joan Sutherland, opera singer.

  • 1921

    Benito Mussolini declares himself to be leader of the National Fascist Party in Italy.

  • 1918

    Billy Graham, evangelist.

  • 1917

    The Bolsheviks, led by Lenin, take power in Russia.

  • British General Sir Edmond Allenby breaks the Turkish defensive line in the Third Battle of Gaza.

  • 1916

    Jeannette Rankin (R-Montana) is elected the first congresswoman.

  • President Woodrow Wilson is re-elected, but the race is so close that all votes must be counted before an outcome can be determined, so the results are not known until November 11.

  • 1913

    Albert Camus, French philosopher, novelist and dramatist.

  • 1903

    Konrad Lorenz, pioneering zoologist.

  • 1900

    Heinrich Himmler, head of the Nazi SS and organizer of extermination camps in Eastern Europe.

  • 1881

    Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday, two participants in Tombstone, Arizona’s, famous Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, are jailed as the hearings on what happened in the fight grow near.

  • 1876

    Rutherford B. Hayes is elected 19th president of the United States.

  • 1867

    Marie Curie, French chemist who researched radioactivity and discovered radium.

  • 1861

    Union General Ulysses S. Grant launches an unsuccessful raid on Belmont, Missouri.

  • 1846

    Zachary Taylor, one of the heroes of the Mexican War, is elected president.

  • 1814

    Andrew Jackson attacks and captures Pensacola, Florida, defeating the Spanish and driving out a British force.

  • 1811

    Rebellious Indians in a conspiracy organized in defiance of the United States government by Tecumseh, Shawnee chief, are defeated during his absence in the Battle of the Wabash (or Tippecanoe) by William Henry Harrison, governor of Indiana Territory.

  • 1665

    The London Gazette, the oldest surviving journal, is first published.