Datebook: February 20 - Lipinski Becomes Youngest Gold Medalist 15 Years Ago

Feb 20, 2013

On this day in 1998, 15-year-old Tara Lipinski narrowly beat Michelle Kwan in women's figure skating to become the youngest champion in an individual event in the history of Winter Olympics. 

It’s Wednesday, February 20

The American Red Cross holds a blood drive tomorrow afternoon from 12:30 to 5:30 at First Presbyterian Church of Murray.  Donors must be in good health, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be at least 17 years old, or 16 with a completed Parental Consent Form.  To learn more or to schedule an appointment, visit

The MSU Department of History holds an Educational Research Forum tomorrow afternoon at 4 in Faculty Hall room 506.  History professor Charlotte Beahan gives a presentation titled “China’s One Child Policy.”  The event is free and open to the public.  For more information, call 809-2234.

The Murray-Calloway County Special Olympics delegation holds signups for its 2013 track and field sports season tomorrow at 5:30 at Corvette Lanes in Murray.  Children and adults with intellectual disabilities are encouraged to sign up as athletes.  Practices begin Saturday, March 2.

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