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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
    CalledDrafted
    51
  • Vietnam War 1970 Lottery
    CalledDrafted
    72
  • Vietnam War 1971 Lottery
    CalledDrafted
    17
  • Vietnam War 1972 Lottery
    Not CalledNot drafted
    299

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


What happened today

1943

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

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Norton David Zinder, biologist.

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.