Paavo Nurmi’s North American tour (in the US and Canada): 55 races with 52 wins, one DNF and 2 losses, both in handicap races. Americans adore the man, who had “the lowest pulse rate and the highest asking price”, and nickname him the Phantom Finn.
Finland wins the first Finland-Sweden Athletics International in Helsinki with a score of 99–85.
The import duty on sugar is increased to favour domestic sugar beet production.
Finland adopts a gold standard.