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How long is 8.378 years?

It's about as long as The American Revolutionary War
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The length of The American Revolutionary War is about 8.3780 years.
(a.k.a. American War of Independence) (1775-83)
It's about nine-tenths as long as King Tut's reign
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The length of King Tut's reign is about 10 years.
(a.k.a. Tutankhamun, a.k.a. Tutankhaten, a.k.a. tVwa:t-ʕa:nəx-ʔaˡma:n) (1333 BCE - 1324 BCE)
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as long as The Construction of the Chunnel
The length of The Construction of the Chunnel is about 6.3880 years.
(a.k.a. Channel Tunnel, a.k.a. Le tunnel sous la Manche) (1987 thru 1994) (Folkstone, Kent, UK to Coquelles, Pas-de-Calais, France)
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as long as World War II
The length of World War II is about 6.005 years.
(a.k.a. Second World War, a.k.a. WWII, a.k.a. WW2) (1939 - 1945)
It's about seven-tenths as long as FDR's Presidential Term
The length of FDR's Presidential Term is about 12.110 years.
(a.k.a. Franklin Roosevelt, a.k.a. Franklin Delano Roosevelt) (1933-45)
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as long as World War I
The length of World War I is about 4.370 years.
(a.k.a. First World War, a.k.a. Great War, a.k.a. World War, a.k.a. War to End All Wars, a.k.a. WWI, a.k.a. WW1) (1914 - 1918)
It's about twice as long as The First walk around the world
The length of The First walk around the world is about 4.2940 years.
(1970 - 1974) (Dave, John, and Peter Kunst) (including time in recovery)
It's about two times as long as The US Civil War
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The length of The US Civil War is about 3.990 years.
(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)
It's about two-and-a-half times as long as The Korean War
The length of The Korean War is about 3.088 years.
(1951-53) (to armistice signing)
It's about one-fourth as long as Pius IX's reign
The length of Pius IX's reign is about 31.650 years.
(a.k.a. Pope Blessed Pius IX, a.k.a. Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti) (1792-1878)
It's about one-tenth as long as Pepi II's reign
The length of Pepi II's reign is about 100 years.
(a.k.a. Neferkare) (2278 BCE - 2184 BCE)
It's about thirty times as long as The First artificial heart patient's survival
The length of The First artificial heart patient's survival is about 0.3070 years.
(1982) (Dr. Barney Bailey Clark; first permanent, pneumatic device)
It's about thirty times as long as The Spanish-American War
The length of The Spanish-American War is about 0.2990 years.
(1898)
It's about one-thirtieth as long as a Giant Tortoise's Lifespan
The length of a Giant Tortoise's Lifespan is about 250 years.
(for Adwaita, an Aldabra Giant Tortoise) (Dipsochelys dussumieri, formerly Geochelone gigantea)
It's about thirty times as long as The First spaceflight (Sputnik)
The length of The First spaceflight (Sputnik) is about 0.250 years.
(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)
 
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