A crowd upset by writings in communist newspapers destroys Työn Ääni’s printing press in Vaasa.
1 May–15 September
Anti-communists carry out 254 political kidnappings in Finland. Three of the kidnappings end in murder.
The anti-communist Lapua Movement organises a great peasant march in Helsinki to put pressure on the government to prohibit communist activities.
Members of the Lapua movement kidnap Väinö Hakkila, Deputy Speaker of Parliament and Mayor of Tampere, and transport him to Lapua. During the kidnapping, Hakkila, a Social Democrat, is forced to sit on an ant-hill, among other ordeals.
The parliament passes legislation that prohibit communist activities.
Stockmann opens a modern department store in Helsinki, the largest in the Nordic countries.