1917, 22 November - World War I: East Africa
German L59 Zeppelin starts flight from Bulgaria to Khartoum carrying much needed supplies to General von Lettow in East Africa.
1962, 22 November
Eight people die in South Africa whilst the UN debates sanctions against the Apartheid regime.
1970, 22 November
President Ahmed Sékou Touré of Guinea requests UN aid against invading Portuguese troops.
1985, 22 November
US President Ronald Reagan is in favour of covert aid for UNITA rebels in Angola.