The Library of Economics and Liberty notes the birthday of classical liberal economist Friedrich A. Hayek in their birthday commemorations section.
F. A. Hayek (1899-1992) is remembered as one of the great 20th century economists and an advocate of liberty and free market economics. He is closely allied with what is known as the Austrian School of economics, and was author of the famous work, The Road to Serfdom.
More on Hayek from this econlib.org biography. If you'd like to learn more about Hayek and Austrian economics, there is a wealth of information on the web and in your local library!