It's about 9,500,000,000 times as fast as Grass growing.
In other words, the speed of Grass growing is 0.0000000001000 times 745 knots.(for Kentucky Bluegrass, Poa pratensis) (a.k.a. Smooth Meadow grass, a.k.a. Common Meadow grass) (Summer months, ideal growing conditions)
Kentucky Bluegrass, one of the most common grasses in North America, grows about 0.0000000820 knots in the summer months under ideal conditions. When left un-mowed, Kentucky Bluegrass grows to heights of 60 to 90 cm (2 to 3 ft) and blossoms with a blue flower.
It's about 5,500 times as fast as a Sloth.
In other words, the speed of a Sloth is 0.00018 times 745 knots.(for Brown-throated three-toed sloth, Bradypus variegatus)
The three-toed sloth moves along the ground at an average speed of 0.130 knots. Long thought to be lengthy sleepers, a 2008 study concluded that sloths sleep an average of only 9.6 hours per day.
It's about 800 times as fast as an Iceberg.
In other words, the speed of an Iceberg is 0.001 times 745 knots.(a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)
Moved by ocean currents and wind, icebergs can drift at speeds of about 1 knot. The largest iceberg ever recorded was a found near Baffin Island, Nunavut and was estimated to be nine billion metric tons.
It's about 300 times as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan).
In other words, 745 knots is 290 times the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan), and the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 0.0034 times that amount.(Manhattan; average speed; 8,978 person-sample)
A 2006 Study by the New York City Department of City Planning found that pedestrians in that city walk at an average rate of 2.50 knots. Pedestrians wearing headphones, the study went on to find, walk at a slightly faster 2.70 knots
It's about 200 times as fast as Michael Phelps.
In other words, 745 knots is 197.30 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 0.0050684 times that amount.(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008; 200 m freestyle) (a.k.a. Michael Fred Phelps) (swimmer; 1985-)
Setting a world record, Michael Phelps swam the 200 m freestyle in 1:42.96 for an average speed of 3.77590 knots. Phelps would go on to win nine gold medals individually in the 2008 Olympics - more than all but eight of the competing nations.
It's about 150 times as fast as a Crocodile.
It's about 55 times as fast as a Bull.
In other words, the speed of a Bull is 0.018 times 745 knots.(for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)
The herd of the annual Encierro in Pamplona, Spain runs at an average speed of 13 knots. The Encierro is run annually from July 7th through July 14th and involves 42 bulls, 77 oxen, and an estimated 17,000 runners over the course of the event.