How long is 4.12 molads?
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as The First artificial heart patient's survival
The length of The First artificial heart patient's survival is about 3.790 molads.
(1982) (Dr. Barney Bailey Clark; first permanent, pneumatic device)
On December 2nd, 1982 Dr. William DeVries implanted the first artificial heart into Dr. Barney Bailey Clark, who went on to live for 3.790 molads. This early model of the artificial heart was controlled and powered by an external, 146.51 kg (323 lb) machine that Dr. Clark had to cart with him as he moved throughout the hospital.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as The Spanish-American War
The length of The Spanish-American War is about 3.690 molads.
The War between Spain and the United States over the liberation of Cuba began on April 25th, 1898 and lasted until the signing of the Treaty of Paris on August 12th, 1898, 3.660 molads. The Treaty gave the United States control of Cuba, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Guam.
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as long as The First spaceflight (Sputnik)
The length of The First spaceflight (Sputnik) is about 3.10 molads.
(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)
It's about one-and-four-fifths times as long as The Voyage of the Mayflower
The length of The Voyage of the Mayflower is about 2.20 molads.
Having left Southampton, England on September 16th (new style), 1620, the Mayflower dropped anchor near Cape Cod, Massachusetts 2.20 molads later on November 21st (new style), 1620. The voyagers had planned to travel in a convoy of two ships, but the smaller Speedwell was found to be leaking (evidently as a result of sabotage) and all passengers had to be moved to the Mayflower instead.
It's about two times as long as Columbus' voyage to America
The length of Columbus' voyage to America is about 2 molads.
(1492) (first voyage)
Attempting to find a western route to Asia, Christopher Columbus set sail on August 3rd, 1492 and landed in the Bahamas on October 12th — 2 molads later. After one of Columbus' ships, the Santa Maria ran aground in present-day Haiti, he ordered that the timber be used to used to build a fort and settlement called La Navidad; it remains missing to archaeologists to this day.
It's about two-and-a-half times as long as The First US Continental Congress
The length of The First US Continental Congress is about 1.70 molads.
(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 molads. 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 four times as long as a William Henry Harrison's Presidency
The length of a William Henry Harrison's Presidency is about 1.067 molads.
(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 1.067 molads 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 eight times as long as Boniface VI's reign
The length of Boniface VI's reign is about 0.510 molads.
The Church's enigmatic, shortest-reigning Pope, Boniface VI was pontiff for a period of 0.510 molads 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-tenth as long as The Korean War
The length of The Korean War is about 38.20 molads.
(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 — 38.20 molads — although the war is officially ongoing and marked by occasional border conflicts.
It's about one-tenth as long as The US Civil War
The length of The US Civil War is about 49.40 molads.
(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 — 49.40 molads. A total of 620,000 American (including Confederate) soldiers are estimated to have lost their lives due to the war.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as The First walk around the world
The length of The First walk around the world is about 53.110 molads.
(1970 - 1974) (Dave, John, and Peter Kunst) (including time in recovery)
It's about one-fifteenth as long as World War I
The length of World War I is about 54.10 molads.
(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)
World War I is considered to have begun with the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand on June 28th, 1914 and to have lasted until the signing of the armistice with Germany on November 11th, 1918, for a total of 54.10 molads. However, the Treaty of Versailles which ended conflicts between the major powers was not signed until June 28th, 1919 and the last formal peace treaties were not signed until August 23rd, 1923 — 59.10 molads after the armistice was signed.
It's about fifteen times as long as The Apollo 11 Mission
The length of The Apollo 11 Mission is about 0.2755750 molads.
(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 0.2755750 molads. The total time spent by astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin on the Moon's surface was 0.00368419 molads.
It's about one-twentieth as long as World War II
The length of World War II is about 74.270 molads.
(a.k.a. Second World War, a.k.a. WWII, a.k.a. WW2) (1939 - 1945)
The most widespread war in history, the Second World War is generally considered to have started with the German invasion of Poland on September 1st, 1939 and to have until the surrender of Japan on September 2nd, 1945, a total of 74.260 molads. Also the deadliest conflict in history, the war had an estimated 60 million casualties globally.
It's about one-twentieth as long as The Construction of the Chunnel
The length of The Construction of the Chunnel is about 79.01 molads.
(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)
The construction crew of the Chunnel broke ground in England on December 15th, 1987 and the tunnel was inaugurated by the Queen of England and the President of France on May 6th, 1994 — a total construction time of 78.940 molads. The 4.9 million cubic meters of chalk excavated from the UK side of the Chunnel was dumped within sea walls to create the 299,467.38 sq. km (74 acre) Samphire Hoe County Park near Dover, Kent.