Lysander Spooner's Bicentennial:
January 19th was the 200th anniversary of the birthday of Lysander Spooner, lawyer, abolitionist, entrepreneur, legal theorist and scholar. You can read a short bio and description of his approach to constitutional interpretation here. Professor Helen Knowles of SUNY Oswego and Spooner scholar (yes there are at least 2) baked the following cake in his honor:

Happy Birthday Lysander

Here is a photo of the monument at his birthplace in Athol, Massachusetts:

Spooner's Birthplace

Spooner Plaque

Here is the apartment house in which he died:

Spooner's Last Home

Here is the monument on his grave at Forest Hills Cemetery in Boston:

Champion of Liberty

Spooner's grave

Happy Birthday Lysander!