Important dates


4 June

RMS Andania brings to Finland a Finnish-American orchestra whose members teach Finnish musicians to play a new kind of dance music called jazz.

The first radio drama, August Strindberg’s Pariah, is broadcast on the wireless.

13 December

Väinö Tanner forms a Social Democratic minority government, whose Deputy Minister for Social Affairs, Miina Sillanpää, is Finland’s first female minister.