December 3, 1948~ 1st woman (outside Medical Corps) sworn in as an officer in the Regular Army

Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory by Jes Wilhelm Schlaikjer

1944 / Offset color lithographic poster / 28”x20”
Various collections including Online Archive of California (OAC)

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Previous December 3 posts:

December 3~ Animals in Art

Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/3~

November 18, 1916~ Battle of the Somme is finally called to a halt

The Eve of the Battle of the Somme by Herbert James Gunn

1916 / Oil on canvas / 33”x36” / Fleming-Wyfold Art Foundation, London, UK

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Previous November 18 posts:

November 18~ Artists at their Easels

Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre: Born November 18, 1787

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/18~

November 16, 1532~ Inca ruler Atahualpa captured by Spanish conquistadors

Atahualpa, Fourteenth Inca, 1 of 14 Portraits of Inca Kings
by Unknown Peruvian artist

c.18th century / Oil on canvas / 23 5/8”x21 3/4” / Brooklyn Museum, NYC
Portrait series based on a 1615 Spanish engraving from a history of the Spanish conquest of the Americas

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Previous November 16 posts:

November 16~ Artists at their Easels

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/16~

November 11, 1918~ Germany signs Armistice with the Allies, ending WWI

The Armistice by Eugene Savage

1926 / Watercolor on Artist’s Paper / 29”x52” / Preparatory Work for Elks National Memorial Mural, Chicago, IL

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Previous November 11 posts:

November 11~ Artists at their Easels

Marie Anna Zacharias~ born November 11, 1828

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/11~

September 3, 1783~ Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Revolutionary War

American Commissioners of the Preliminary Peace Negotiations with Great Britain
by  Benjamin West

1783 / Oil on canvas / 28 1/2”x36 1/4” / Winterthur Museum, Delaware

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Previous September 3 posts:

Hispanic Artists~September 3

Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/3~