It's about three-and-a-half times as long as Boniface VI's reign
In other words, 73,000 minutes is 3.4 times the length of Boniface VI's reign, and the length of Boniface VI's reign is 0.29 times that amount.(AD 896)
The Church's enigmatic, shortest-reigning Pope, Boniface VI was pontiff for a period of 22,000 minutes in AD 896 before dying under somewhat mysterious circumstances. His election was subsequently pronounced null by Pope John IX because Boniface had been previously defrocked while serving as a Roman priest.
It's about six times as long as The Apollo 11 Mission
In other words, 73,000 minutes is 6.22942 times the length of The Apollo 11 Mission, and the length of The Apollo 11 Mission is 0.160529 times that amount.(1969) (total mission length)
The first trip by humans to the surface of the Moon, the Apollo 11 Mission began with the launch of the spacecraft from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on July 16th, 1969 and concluded with the return of the command module on July 24th, 1969 — a total mission time of 11,718.60 minutes. The total time spent by astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin on the Moon's surface was 156.6670 minutes.
It's about eleven times as long as The Voyage of the Titanic
In other words, 73,000 minutes is 11.0 times the length of The Voyage of the Titanic, and the length of The Voyage of the Titanic is 0.0907 times that amount.(a.k.a. RMS Titanic) (1912) (from Southampton, Hampshire, England to near the Grand Banks of Newfoundland)
Four days, 14 hours, and 20 minutes into its maiden voyage, the RMS Titanic had completely sunk after colliding with an iceberg. The sinking was one of the deadliest maritime disasters in peacetime history, resulting in the deaths of 1,517 passengers and crew.
It's about twenty times as long as The Great Chicago Fire
In other words, 73,000 minutes is 20 times the length of The Great Chicago Fire, and the length of The Great Chicago Fire is 0.1 times that amount.(1871) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Great Chicago Fire started at about 9am and burned for 3,000 minutes between October 8th and October 10th, 1871. Chicago had experienced twenty smaller fires in the 20,000 minutes leading up to the blaze, due to drought conditions, strong winds, and the abundance of wooden buildings at the time.
It's about one-twentieth as long as The Korean War
In other words, 73,000 minutes is 0.0449 times the length of The Korean War, and the length of The Korean War is 22.25 times that amount.(1951-53) (to armistice signing)
The Korean War between North Korea (a.k.a. Democratic People's Republic of Korea, a.k.a. DPRK) and South Korea (a.k.a. Republic of Korea, a.k.a. ROK) began on June 25th, 1950 during the Cold War. The war paused with the signing of an armistice on July 27th, 1953 — 1,624,000 minutes — although the war is officially ongoing and marked by occasional border conflicts.
It's about one-thirtieth as long as The Civil War (American)
In other words, 73,000 minutes is 0.035 times the length of The Civil War (American), and the length of The Civil War (American) is 28.7 times that amount.(a.k.a. War Between the States, a.k.a. the Great Rebellion, a.k.a. the War of the Rebellion) (1861-65) (United States)
The deadliest war in American history, the American Civil War is generally considered to have begun on with the attack on Fort Sumter on April 12th, 1861 and to have lasted until the surrender of Robert E. Lee's army on April 9th, 1865 — 2,100,000 minutes. A total of 620,000 American (including Confederate) soldiers are estimated to have lost their lives due to the war.
It's about one-thirtieth as long as The First walk around the world
In other words, 73,000 minutes is 0.0323 times the length of The First walk around the world, and the length of The First walk around the world is 30.94 times that amount.(1970 - 1974) (Dave, John, and Peter Kunst) (including time in recovery)
On June 20th, 1970, Dave Kunst set out from Waseca, Minnesota with $1,000 and a mule. Kunst completed his walk around the world (with a 175,200 minutes pause following an assault he suffered during the journey) on October 5th, 1974 — 2,258,000 minutes.