It's about one-fifth as long as The First walk around the world.
In other words, 58.80 workweeks is 0.18750 times the length of The First walk around the world, and the length of The First walk around the world is 5.3330 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 24.330 workweeks pause following an assault he suffered during the journey) on October 5th, 1974 — 313.60 workweeks.
It's about one-fifth as long as World War I.
In other words, 58.80 workweeks is 0.1840 times the length of World War I, and the length of World War I is 5.430 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 319 workweeks. 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 — 349 workweeks after the armistice was signed.
It's about six times as long as The First US Continental Congress.
In other words, 58.80 workweeks is 5.80 times the length of The First US Continental Congress, and the length of The First US Continental Congress is 0.170 times that amount.(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 10 workweeks. 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 one-tenth as long as World War II.
In other words, 58.80 workweeks is 0.1340 times the length of World War II, and the length of World War II is 7.4630 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 438.60 workweeks. Also the deadliest conflict in history, the war had an estimated 60 million casualties globally.
It's about one-tenth as long as The Construction of the Chunnel.
In other words, 58.80 workweeks is 0.1260 times the length of The Construction of the Chunnel, and the length of The Construction of the Chunnel is 7.9370 times that amount.(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 466.20 workweeks. 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.
It's about nine-and-a-half times as long as a William Henry Harrison's Presidency.
In other words, 58.80 workweeks is 9.3290 times the length of a William Henry Harrison's Presidency, and the length of a William Henry Harrison's Presidency is 0.10720 times that amount.(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 6.3040 workweeks 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 one-tenth as long as The Revolutionary War (American).
In other words, 58.80 workweeks is 0.09607 times the length of The Revolutionary War (American), and the length of The Revolutionary War (American) is 10.410 times that amount.(a.k.a. American War of Independence) (1775-83)
The War between Great Britain and the its thirteen colonies in North America (now the United States) for the independence of the United States is generally considered to have started with the Battle of Lexington and Concord on April 18th, 1775 (sometimes known as "The Shot Heard 'round the World") and to have concluded with the signing of the Treaty of Paris on September 3rd, 1783 — 612 workweeks. A total of 25,000 Americans are estimated to have died as a result of the war.