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It's about one-two-hundredth as long as The First artificial heart patient's survival.
In other words, 870 minutes is 0.00539 times the length of The First artificial heart patient's survival, and the length of The First artificial heart patient's survival is 186 times that amount.
(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 161,000 minutes. 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 1,000 times as long as The San Francisco earthquake of 1906.
In other words, 870 minutes is 994 times the length of The San Francisco earthquake of 1906, and the length of The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 is 0.00101 times that amount.
(1906) (Mussel Rock Fault, California) (sensible duration)
The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 caused perceptible shaking of the ground for about 0.8750 minutes. The most devastating natural disaster in California's history, the quake was felt as far away and southern Oregon and western Nevada, and resulted in about 3,000 deaths, the displacement of 55% - 70% of the city's population, and the shifting of some spots of ground by up to 6 m (20 ft).
It's about one-two-thousandth as long as The Korean War.
In other words, 870 minutes is 0.0005356 times the length of The Korean War, and the length of The Korean War is 1,867 times that amount.
(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 — 1,624,000 minutes — although the war is officially ongoing and marked by occasional border conflicts.
It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Civil War (American).
In other words, 870 minutes is 0.000414 times the length of The Civil War (American), and the length of The Civil War (American) is 2,420 times that amount.
(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 — 2,100,000 minutes. A total of 620,000 American (including Confederate) soldiers are estimated to have lost their lives due to the war.
It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The First walk around the world.
In other words, 870 minutes is 0.0003852 times the length of The First walk around the world, and the length of The First walk around the world is 2,596 times that amount.
(1970 - 1974) (Dave, John, and Peter Kunst) (including time in recovery)
On June 20th, 1970, Dave Kunst set out from Waseca, Minnesota with $1,000 and a mule. Kunst completed his walk around the world (with a 175,200 minutes pause following an assault he suffered during the journey) on October 5th, 1974 — 2,258,000 minutes.
It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as long as World War I.
In other words, 870 minutes is 0.000378 times the length of World War I, and the length of World War I is 2,650 times that amount.
(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 2,300,000 minutes. 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 — 2,510,000 minutes after the armistice was signed.
It's about one-three-thousand-five-hundredth as long as World War II.
In other words, 870 minutes is 0.0002755 times the length of World War II, and the length of World War II is 3,630 times that amount.
(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 3,158,000 minutes. Also the deadliest conflict in history, the war had an estimated 60 million casualties globally.