How long is 120,000 seconds?
It's about as long as The Battle of Fort Sumter
The length of The Battle of Fort Sumter is about 120,000 seconds.
It's about three-fifths as long as The Great Chicago Fire
The length of The Great Chicago Fire is about 200,000 seconds.
(1871) (Chicago, Illinois)
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 58,300 seconds.
(John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown) (1919) (first non-stop flight)
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 52,200 seconds.
(Thomas Edison's filament Thread No. 9) (1879) (total time)
It's about three-tenths as long as The Voyage of the Titanic
The length of The Voyage of the Titanic is about 397,200 seconds.
(a.k.a. RMS Titanic) (1912) (from Southampton, Hampshire, England to near the Grand Banks of Newfoundland)
It's about four times as long as The Longest Pro Baseball Game
The length of The Longest Pro Baseball Game is about 30,300 seconds.
(1981) (McCoy Stadium, Pawtucket, Rhode Island)
It's about five times as long as The First Indianapolis 500
The length of The First Indianapolis 500 is about 24,128 seconds.
(a.k.a. Indy 500, a.k.a. International 500-Mile Sweepstakes Race) (1911) (Indianapolis, Indiana)
It's about one-fifth as long as The Apollo 11 Mission
The length of The Apollo 11 Mission is about 703,115 seconds.
(1969) (total mission length)
It's about nine times as long as Gone with the Wind (film)
The length of Gone with the Wind (film) is about 13,600 seconds.
It's about one-tenth as long as Boniface VI's reign
The length of Boniface VI's reign is about 1,300,000 seconds.
It's about twenty times as long as a Football match (Soccer game)
The length of a Football match (Soccer game) is about 5,400 seconds.
(a.k.a. Association Football, a.k.a. soccer) (per FIFA rules; playing time only)
It's about one-twenty-fifth as long as a William Henry Harrison's Presidency
The length of a William Henry Harrison's Presidency is about 2,723,000 seconds.
(a.k.a. William Henry Harrison, a.k.a. "Tippecanoe," a.k.a. "Old Tippecanoe") (1841)
It's about thirty times as long as an American football game
The length of an American football game is about 3,600 seconds.
(per NFL rules; playing time only)
It's about one-thirty-fifth as long as The First US Continental Congress
The length of The First US Continental Congress is about 4,400,000 seconds.
(1774) (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
It's about 40 times as long as a Basketball game
The length of a Basketball game is about 2,880 seconds.
(NBA regulation; playing time only)