1929: William Faulkner’s Sound and the Fury published
June 1, 1929: Mississippi’s earliest commercial airfield, Hawkins Field, opens for passenger air service in Jackson
June 17, 1929: State’s first commercial airline service established
Delta Air Service, now Delta Air Lines, operated the first passenger flights from Dallas, Texas, to Jackson.Link to the catalog
October 29, 1929: Stock market crashes
“Black Tuesday” marked the beginning of the Great Depression, when millions of people across the country lost their jobs and savings.