Today In History (April 27): Beethoven Composed Für Elise And Governor Rounds Announced State Quarter Design
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On April 27, 1810 Ludwig van Beethoven composed his famous piano piece, Für Elise. According to History Run Down, Für Elise is ranked 166 on the top-200 list for the best classical music pieces of all-time.
Also on April 27, 2005, South Dakota Governor Mike Rounds announced the "Mount Rushmore and Pheasant" to the Department of Treasury for the South Dakota state quarter design.