It's about seven-and-a-half times as long as The First light bulb test (Edison, 1879)
In other words, 6,620 minutes is 7.61 times the length of The First light bulb test (Edison, 1879), and the length of The First light bulb test (Edison, 1879) is 0.131 times that amount.(Thomas Edison's filament Thread No. 9) (1879) (total time)
Lit at 1:30am on October 22nd, 1879, the first Edison completed his first majorly successful test of his light bulb, which continued to burn for 870 minutes until the bulb glass succumbed to the heat and cracked, extinguishing the filament. Within 1,580,000 minutes of his success, Edison was selling 45,000 light bulbs per day to large companies across the country.
It's about one-tenth as long as The First US Continental Congress
In other words, 6,620 minutes is 0.1 times the length of The First US Continental Congress, and the length of The First US Continental Congress is 11 times that amount.(1774) (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
The First Continental Congress — which included such notable members as Samuel Adams, Thomas Paine, Patrick Henry, John Jay and George Washington — met from September 5th to October 26th, 1774 — a total of 73,000 minutes. Of the thirteen original American colonies in existence at the time, only the Province of Georgia sent no delegates to the Congress.
It's about thirteen times as long as The Longest Pro Baseball Game
In other words, 6,620 minutes is 13.1 times the length of The Longest Pro Baseball Game, and the length of The Longest Pro Baseball Game is 0.076 times that amount.(1981) (McCoy Stadium, Pawtucket, Rhode Island)
The longest professional baseball game in history — a triple-A game between the Pawtucket Red Sox and the Rochester Red Wings — took place between April 18th and 19th, 1981 lasting a total of 8 hours and 25 minutes (and 33 innings). The Red Sox ultimately won the game 3-2, but not before the game set twelve records, including the most plate appearances by a single player - a three-way tie between Tom Eaton, Dallas Williams, and future Hall-of-Famer Cal Ripken Jr., all of Rochester.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as Columbus' voyage to America
In other words, 6,620 minutes is 0.1 times the length of Columbus' voyage to America, and the length of Columbus' voyage to America is 10 times that amount.(1492) (first voyage)
Attempting to find a western route to Asia, Christopher Columbus set sail on August 3rd, 1492 and landed in the Bahamas on October 12th — 100,000 minutes later. After one of Columbus' ships, the Santa Maria ran aground in present-day Haiti, he ordered that the timber be used to used to build a fort and settlement called La Navidad; it remains missing to archaeologists to this day.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as The Voyage of the Mayflower
In other words, 6,620 minutes is 0.1 times the length of The Voyage of the Mayflower, and the length of The Voyage of the Mayflower is 14 times that amount.(1620)
Having left Southampton, England on September 16th (new style), 1620, the Mayflower dropped anchor near Cape Cod, Massachusetts 95,000 minutes later on November 21st (new style), 1620. The voyagers had planned to travel in a convoy of two ships, but the smaller Speedwell was found to be leaking (evidently as a result of sabotage) and all passengers had to be moved to the Mayflower instead.
It's about sixteen-and-a-half times as long as The First Indianapolis 500
In other words, 6,620 minutes is 16.462 times the length of The First Indianapolis 500, and the length of The First Indianapolis 500 is 0.06075 times that amount.(a.k.a. Indy 500, a.k.a. International 500-Mile Sweepstakes Race) (1911) (Indianapolis, Indiana)
The first recorded automobile race of its distance, the inaugural Indianapolis 500 was won by Ray Harroun in 402.130 minutes. Haroun's average speed through the race was 120 kph (74.59 mph).
It's about one-twentieth as long as The First spaceflight (Sputnik)
In other words, 6,620 minutes is 0.1 times the length of The First spaceflight (Sputnik), and the length of The First spaceflight (Sputnik) is 20 times that amount.(a.k.a. Sputnik 1, a.k.a. Спутник-1, a.k.a. "Satellite-1", a.k.a. Простейший Спутник-1) (1957) (total time in orbit)
Launched from Kazakhstan in 1957, Sputnik was the first artificial satellite placed into orbit around Earth, where it remained for 130,000 minutes. During its voyage, it traveled about 70,000,000 km (43,495,983.46 mi), completing an orbit of the planet every 96.2 minutes.