Important dates


31 January

The National Museum of Finland is inaugurated. It was designed by architects Geselius, Lindgren & Saarinen.

3 May

The group of Finnish volunteers in Germany are named the Royal Prussian Jaeger Battalion No. 27.

1 and 3 July

The Social Democrats win a majority in the parliamentary election with 103 seats out of 200.

1 December

The rationing of sugar begins in several Finnish municipalities.

18 December

Russian becomes a compulsory subject in elementary school teacher training.