1942, 22 June - World War II: North Africa
Rommel is promoted to Field Marshal.
1961, 22 June
President Moïse Kapenda Tshombe, finally released by Mobutu, has refused to end the Katanga secession.
1989, 22 June
União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola (UNITA, National Union for the Total Independence of Angola) rebels and Angola's Soviet-backed government Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola (MPLA, People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola) agree to a cease-fire at talks in Gbadolite, Zaire.