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On this day: July 20

POSTED: 07:48 AM PDT Jul 19, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 19, 2012 

An ancient king is born, the first Ford rolls off the line, the Special Olympics are born, man lands on the moon, and a home run king belts his last, all on this day.

OTD July 20 - WWI draft lottery
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National Archives and Records Administration

1917: The World War I draft lottery is held for the first time. No. 258 is the first number drawn.

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