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Baylor History - December 2003

Dec. 4, 2003

Dec. 4, 1997 -- An announcement is made that Baylor head track and field coach Clyde Hart will become one of five assistant coaches for the U.S. men's track and field team competing at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Hart becomes the first Baylor coach in history appointed to an Olympic team.

Dec. 8, 1953 -- Actor Charles Laughton reads from the Bible and other books during his one-man show titled "An Evening with Charles Laughton" in Waco Hall.

Dec. 15, 1987 -- In a memo issued today, Baylor President Herbert H. Reynolds expands a policy introduced eight months earlier and orders that smoking will be banned "in all University facilities wherever located in Waco," effective Jan. 1, 1988.

-- Compiled by Randy Fiedler

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