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How long is 901 minutes?

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It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as The First light bulb test (Edison, 1879).
In other words, 901 minutes is 1.04 times the length of The First light bulb test (Edison, 1879), and the length of The First light bulb test (Edison, 1879) is 0.962 times that amount.
(Thomas Edison's filament Thread No. 9) (1879) (total time)
It's about nine-tenths as long as The First Transatlantic Flight (Alcock and Brown, 1919).
In other words, 901 minutes is 0.927 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 1.08 times that amount.
(John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown) (1919) (first non-stop flight)
In an effort to win a £10,000 prize from London's The Daily Mail, John Alcock and Arthur Brown completed a flight from St. John's, Newfoundland to Connemara, Ireland in 16 hours and 12 minutes in June, 1919. In spite of their fame as aviators, Brown would never fly again after this trip and Alcock would lose his life during a flight to France less than 263,000 minutes later.
It's about one-and-four-fifths times as long as The Longest Pro Baseball Game.
In other words, 901 minutes is 1.78 times the length of The Longest Pro Baseball Game, and the length of The Longest Pro Baseball Game is 0.562 times that amount.
(1981) (McCoy Stadium, Pawtucket, Rhode Island)
It's about half as long as The Battle of Fort Sumter.
In other words, 901 minutes is 0.45 times the length of The Battle of Fort Sumter, and the length of The Battle of Fort Sumter is 2.2 times that amount.
(1861)
It's about two times as long as The First Indianapolis 500.
In other words, 901 minutes is 2.2406 times the length of The First Indianapolis 500, and the length of The First Indianapolis 500 is 0.44631 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Indy 500, a.k.a. International 500-Mile Sweepstakes Race) (1911) (Indianapolis, Indiana)
The first recorded automobile race of its distance, the inaugural Indianapolis 500 was won by Ray Harroun in 402.13 minutes. Haroun's average speed through the race was 120 kph (74.59 mph).
It's about three-tenths as long as The Great Chicago Fire.
In other words, the length of The Great Chicago Fire is 3 times 901 minutes.
(1871) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Great Chicago Fire started at about 9am and burned for 3,000 minutes between October 8th and October 10th, 1871. Chicago had experienced twenty smaller fires in the 20,000 minutes leading up to the blaze, due to drought conditions, strong winds, and the abundance of wooden buildings at the time.
It's about four times as long as Gone with the Wind (film).
In other words, 901 minutes is 3.98 times the length of Gone with the Wind (film), and the length of Gone with the Wind (film) is 0.251 times that amount.
(1939)
Gone with the Wind, the multiple Academy Award-winning film, had a running time of 226 minutes for its 1939 copyright release. The scene depicting the burning of the Atlanta Depot cost $25,000 (unadjusted) and was filmed on a 0.16 sq. km (40-acre) set using all seven Technicolor cameras in existence at the time.