Important dates


1 January

The law on freedom of religion enters into force. The constitution of 1919 already allowed Finnish citizens the right to practice religion of their choice and to dissociate themselves from a religious community and join another religious denomination.

14 July

The law on the University of Helsinki retains both Finnish and Swedish as languages of instruction, which causes discontent among the Fennoman circles.

1 November

Radio broadcasts to the general public start in Tampere.