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1944

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  • "Pensions were authorized for all physically or mentally helpless children of deceased veterans regardless of the age of the child at the date the claim was filed or at the time of the veteran's death, provided the child was disabled at age 16 and the disability continued to the date of the claim." [1]
  • "An amendment to Veterans Regulation Number I (a) authorized that pensionable status existed for persons and dependents of persons who incurred disability or death in line of duty prior to final induction or acceptance for active military or naval service during the period from August 27, 1940 would continue until termination of the war." [2]


Deaths

  • March 21 - Karl Koller - Austrian ophthalmologist, first to introduce cocaine as a local anesthetic for eye surgery.


References

  1. Chronology 1940's. Social Security Online:Special Collections. Accessed on January 31, 2008.
  2. Chronology 1940's. Social Security Online:Special Collections. Accessed on January 31, 2008.