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How long is 9.6 hours?

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It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as The Longest Pro Baseball Game.
In other words, 9.6 hours is 1.14 times the length of The Longest Pro Baseball Game, and the length of The Longest Pro Baseball Game is 0.877 times that amount.
(1981) (McCoy Stadium, Pawtucket, Rhode Island)
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as long as The First Indianapolis 500.
In other words, 9.6 hours is 1.4324 times the length of The First Indianapolis 500, and the length of The First Indianapolis 500 is 0.69813 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Indy 500, a.k.a. International 500-Mile Sweepstakes Race) (1911) (Indianapolis, Indiana)
It's about two-thirds as long as The First light bulb test (Edison, 1879).
In other words, 9.6 hours is 0.662 times the length of The First light bulb test (Edison, 1879), and the length of The First light bulb test (Edison, 1879) is 1.51 times that amount.
(Thomas Edison's filament Thread No. 9) (1879) (total time)
It's about three-fifths as long as The First Transatlantic Flight (Alcock and Brown, 1919).
In other words, 9.6 hours is 0.593 times the length of The First Transatlantic Flight (Alcock and Brown, 1919), and the length of The First Transatlantic Flight (Alcock and Brown, 1919) is 1.69 times that amount.
(John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown) (1919) (first non-stop flight)
It's about two-and-a-half times as long as Gone with the Wind (film).
In other words, 9.6 hours is 2.54 times the length of Gone with the Wind (film), and the length of Gone with the Wind (film) is 0.394 times that amount.
(1939)
It's about three-tenths as long as The Battle of Fort Sumter.
In other words, 9.6 hours is 0.29 times the length of The Battle of Fort Sumter, and the length of The Battle of Fort Sumter is 3.4 times that amount.
(1861)
It's about one-fifth as long as The Great Chicago Fire.
In other words, the length of The Great Chicago Fire is 5 times 9.6 hours.
(1871) (Chicago, Illinois)