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It's about one-third as long as The First artificial heart patient's survival.
In other words, the length of The First artificial heart patient's survival is 2.780 times 968.30 hours.
(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 2,690 hours. 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 five times as long as The Apollo 11 Mission.
In other words, 968.30 hours is 4.957770 times the length of The Apollo 11 Mission, and the length of The Apollo 11 Mission is 0.2017040 times that amount.
(1969) (total mission length)
The first trip by humans to the surface of the Moon, the Apollo 11 Mission began with the launch of the spacecraft from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on July 16th, 1969 and concluded with the return of the command module on July 24th, 1969 — a total mission time of 195.310 hours. The total time spent by astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin on the Moon's surface was 2.611110 hours.
It's about nine times as long as The Voyage of the Titanic.
In other words, 968.30 hours is 8.7760 times the length of The Voyage of the Titanic, and the length of The Voyage of the Titanic is 0.11390 times that amount.
(a.k.a. RMS Titanic) (1912) (from Southampton, Hampshire, England to near the Grand Banks of Newfoundland)
110.30 hours into its maiden voyage, the RMS Titanic had completely sunk after colliding with an iceberg. The sinking was one of the deadliest maritime disasters in peacetime history, resulting in the deaths of 1,517 passengers and crew.
It's about twenty times as long as The Great Chicago Fire.
In other words, the length of The Great Chicago Fire is 0.05 times 968.30 hours.
(1871) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Great Chicago Fire started at about 9am and burned for 50 hours between October 8th and October 10th, 1871. Chicago had experienced twenty smaller fires in the 300 hours leading up to the blaze, due to drought conditions, strong winds, and the abundance of wooden buildings at the time.
It's about one-thirtieth as long as The Korean War.
In other words, 968.30 hours is 0.03577 times the length of The Korean War, and the length of The Korean War is 27.960 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 — 27,070 hours — although the war is officially ongoing and marked by occasional border conflicts.
It's about thirty times as long as The Battle of Fort Sumter.
In other words, the length of The Battle of Fort Sumter is 0.034 times 968.30 hours.
(1861)
The first battle of the American Civil War, the Battle of Fort Sumter began with the shelling of the Fort at 4:30 am on April 12th, 1861 and concluded with the surrender of the Fort by its Commander Robert Anderson at about 1:30pm on April 13th, 33 hours later. The Battle's only casualties were the accidental shootings of two Union soldiers during the surrender ceremony.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as long as The Civil War (American).
In other words, the length of The Civil War (American) is 36.10 times 968.30 hours.
(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 — 35,000 hours. A total of 620,000 American (including Confederate) soldiers are estimated to have lost their lives due to the war.