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How long is 200,000 seconds?

It's about as long as The Great Chicago Fire
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The length of The Great Chicago Fire is about 200,000 seconds.
(1871) (Chicago, Illinois)
It's about one-and-seven-tenths times as long as The Battle of Fort Sumter
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The length of The Battle of Fort Sumter is about 120,000 seconds.
(1861)
It's about half 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 three-and-a-half 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 three-tenths 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 four 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 six-and-a-half 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 one-tenth as long as Boniface VI's reign
The length of Boniface VI's reign is about 1,300,000 seconds.
(AD 896)
It's about eight-and-a-half times as long as The First Indianapolis 500
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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-fifteenth 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 fourteen-and-a-half times as long as Gone with the Wind (film)
The length of Gone with the Wind (film) is about 13,600 seconds.
(1939)
It's about one-twentieth as long as The First US Continental Congress
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The length of The First US Continental Congress is about 4,400,000 seconds.
(1774) (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
It's about one-thirtieth as long as The Voyage of the Mayflower
The length of The Voyage of the Mayflower is about 5,700,000 seconds.
(1620)
It's about one-thirty-fifth as long as Columbus' voyage to America
The length of Columbus' voyage to America is about 6,000,000 seconds.
(1492) (first voyage)
It's about forty 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)
 
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