Texas Historical Documents

Texas Timeline - 1929

Texas Timeline Index

1929 April 17 The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is founded in Corpus Christi.
1929 April 28 The army air force carries out the first mass parachute drop in history, at Brooks Field in San Antonio.
1929 October 15 Two Rio Grande Valley nurserymen develop the Ruby Red grapefruit.
1929 October 29 'Black Tuesday'. The stock market crashes and America is plunged into the Great Depression.