Important dates


15–16 March

Parliamentary election. The turnout is high, 70.7 per cent.

25 April

The Social Democrats win 80 seats, the Old Finnish Party 59, the Young Finnish Party 26 and the Swedish People’s Party 24 seats.

14–17 April

The founding meeting of the Finnish Trade Union Federation is held in Tampere.

2 December

The Finnish Olympic Committee is set up to prepare Finnish athletes’ participation in the 1908 Olympic Games in London.