How long is 0.05 months?
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as The Battle of Fort Sumter
The length of The Battle of Fort Sumter is about 0.046 months.
The first battle of the American Civil War, the Battle of Fort Sumter began with the shelling of the Fort at 4:30 am on April 12th, 1861 and concluded with the surrender of the Fort by its Commander Robert Anderson at about 1:30pm on April 13th, 0.045 months later. The Battle's only casualties were the accidental shootings of two Union soldiers during the surrender ceremony.
It's about three-fifths as long as The Great Chicago Fire
The length of The Great Chicago Fire is about 0.08 months.
(1871) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Great Chicago Fire started at about 9am and burned for 0.07 months between October 8th and October 10th, 1871. Chicago had experienced twenty smaller fires in the 0.50 months leading up to the blaze, due to drought conditions, strong winds, and the abundance of wooden buildings at the time.
It's about two times as long as The First Transatlantic Flight (Alcock and Brown, 1919)
The length of The First Transatlantic Flight (Alcock and Brown, 1919) is about 0.0222 months.
(John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown) (1919) (first non-stop flight)
In an effort to win a £10,000 prize from London's The Daily Mail, John Alcock and Arthur Brown completed a flight from St. John's, Newfoundland to Connemara, Ireland in 0.0222 months in June, 1919. In spite of their fame as aviators, Brown would never fly again after this trip and Alcock would lose his life during a flight to France less than six months later.
It's about two-and-a-half times as long as The First light bulb test (Edison, 1879)
The length of The First light bulb test (Edison, 1879) is about 0.0199 months.
(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 0.0199 months until the bulb glass succumbed to the heat and cracked, extinguishing the filament. Within 36 months of his success, Edison was selling 45,000 light bulbs per day to large companies across the country.
It's about one-third as long as The Voyage of the Titanic
The length of The Voyage of the Titanic is about 0.15110 months.
(a.k.a. RMS Titanic) (1912) (from Southampton, Hampshire, England to near the Grand Banks of Newfoundland)
0.15110 months 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 four times as long as The Longest Pro Baseball Game
The length of The Longest Pro Baseball Game is about 0.0115 months.
(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 0.0115 months (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 five times as long as The First Indianapolis 500
The length of The First Indianapolis 500 is about 0.009181 months.
(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 0.009181 months. Haroun's average speed through the race was 120 kph (74.59 mph).
It's about one-fifth as long as The Apollo 11 Mission
The length of The Apollo 11 Mission is about 0.2675450 months.
(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 0.2675450 months. The total time spent by astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin on the Moon's surface was 0.00357683 months.
It's about nine-and-a-half times as long as Gone with the Wind (film)
The length of Gone with the Wind (film) is about 0.00517 months.
Gone with the Wind, the multiple Academy Award-winning film, had a running time of 0.00516 months for its 1939 copyright release. The scene depicting the burning of the Atlanta Depot cost $25,000 (unadjusted) and was filmed on a 0.16 sq. km (40-acre) set using all seven Technicolor cameras in existence at the time.
It's about one-tenth as long as Boniface VI's reign
The length of Boniface VI's reign is about 0.490 months.
The Church's enigmatic, shortest-reigning Pope, Boniface VI was pontiff for a period of 0.490 months 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 one-twentieth as long as a William Henry Harrison's Presidency
The length of a William Henry Harrison's Presidency is about 1.036 months.
(a.k.a. William Henry Harrison, a.k.a. "Tippecanoe," a.k.a. "Old Tippecanoe") (1841)
Having caught pneumonia and pleurisy early in his term as President of the United States, William Henry Harrison died after 1.036 months minutes in office. Following his death, Congress approved a Presidential widow's pension for Harrison's wife, Anna Symmes, who received a year's worth of Harrison's presidential salary — $25,000 — and the right to free postage for the remainder of her life.
It's about twenty times as long as a Football match (Soccer game)
The length of a Football match (Soccer game) is about 0.0021 months.
(a.k.a. Association Football, a.k.a. soccer) (per FIFA rules; playing time only)
Per Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Laws of the Game, an association football game consists of two periods of 0.001 months each, for a total of 0.0021 months of playing time (except in games played by women, or by players under 16 or over 35 years of age). The longest recorded amateur football game was a 2009 match in the Filipino town of Barotac Nuevo that lasted for 0.048 months.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as long as The First US Continental Congress
The length of The First US Continental Congress is about 1.70 months.
(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 1.70 months. 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 forty times as long as an American football game
The length of an American football game is about 0.0014 months.
(per NFL rules; playing time only)
Per National Football League Rules, an American football game consists of four periods of 0.00034 months each for a total of 0.0014 months. The total duration of a football game can often be more than three hours, including stoppages of play, the intermission at halftime, team timeouts, and, in televised games, commercial timeouts. The Super Bowl — the highest-profile game of the sport — aired 0.001 months of commercials in 2009.
It's about 45 times as long as a Basketball game
The length of a Basketball game is about 0.0011 months.
(NBA regulation; playing time only)
Per National Basketball Association rules , a basketball game (without an overtime) consists of four periods of 0.000274 months each, for a total of 0.0011 months of playing time. The first basketball game, played in a Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, was played in 0.000685 months and ended with a score of 1-0.