Today in History :: Event day in history website and APIen-us<![CDATA[1998-08-09 :: Star Bank LPGA Classic]]><![CDATA[1997-08-09 :: Security guard Abner Louima, attacked by NYC police]]><![CDATA[1994-08-09 :: Phil Rizzuto Hall of Fame Night]]><![CDATA[1994-08-09 :: Stanley Betrian put in charge of Curacao]]><![CDATA[1993-08-09 :: King Albert II of Belgium, crowned]]><![CDATA[1992-08-09 :: &quot;Streetcar Named Desire&quot; closes at Ethel Barrymore NYC after 137 performances]]><![CDATA[1992-08-09 :: 25th Olympic Summer games closes in Barcelona, Spain]]><![CDATA[1990-08-09 :: 12 Arab leaders agree to send pan-Arab forces to protect Saudi Arabia]]><![CDATA[1988-08-09 :: Cubs beat Mets 6-4 in their 1st official night game at Wrigley Field]]><![CDATA[1988-08-09 :: Edmonton Oilers trade Wayne Gretzky to LA Kings for $15-$20 millions]]>