It's about 45 times as long as a Basketball game
In other words, 0.004 years is 43.80 times the length of a Basketball game, and the length of a Basketball game is 0.0228 times that amount.(NBA regulation; playing time only)
Per National Basketball Association rules , a basketball game (without an overtime) consists of four periods of 0.00002280 years each, for a total of 0.00009130 years of playing time. The first basketball game, played in a Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, was played in 0.0000570 years and ended with a score of 1-0.
It's about one-forty-fifth as long as The Voyage of the Mayflower
In other words, the length of The Voyage of the Mayflower is 45 times 0.004 years.(1620)
Having left Southampton, England on September 16th (new style), 1620, the Mayflower dropped anchor near Cape Cod, Massachusetts 0.180 years later on November 21st (new style), 1620. The voyagers had planned to travel in a convoy of two ships, but the smaller Speedwell was found to be leaking (evidently as a result of sabotage) and all passengers had to be moved to the Mayflower instead.
It's about one-fiftieth as long as Columbus' voyage to America
In other words, the length of Columbus' voyage to America is 50 times 0.004 years.(1492) (first voyage)
Attempting to find a western route to Asia, Christopher Columbus set sail on August 3rd, 1492 and landed in the Bahamas on October 12th — 0.20 years later. After one of Columbus' ships, the Santa Maria ran aground in present-day Haiti, he ordered that the timber be used to used to build a fort and settlement called La Navidad; it remains missing to archaeologists to this day.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as long as The First spaceflight (Sputnik)
In other words, the length of The First spaceflight (Sputnik) is 63 times 0.004 years.(a.k.a. Sputnik 1, a.k.a. Спутник-1, a.k.a. "Satellite-1", a.k.a. Простейший Спутник-1) (1957) (total time in orbit)
Launched from Kazakhstan in 1957, Sputnik was the first artificial satellite placed into orbit around Earth, where it remained for 0.250 years. During its voyage, it traveled about 70,000,000 km (43,495,983.46 mi), completing an orbit of the planet every 0.00018 years.
It's about one-seventy-fifth as long as The Spanish-American War
In other words, the length of The Spanish-American War is 74.60 times 0.004 years.(1898)
The War between Spain and the United States over the liberation of Cuba began on April 25th, 1898 and lasted until the signing of the Treaty of Paris on August 12th, 1898, 0.2960 years. The Treaty gave the United States control of Cuba, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Guam.
It's about one-seventy-fifth as long as The First artificial heart patient's survival
In other words, the length of The First artificial heart patient's survival is 76.90 times 0.004 years.(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 0.3070 years. 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 100 times as long as Louis-Antoine's reign
In other words, the length of Louis-Antoine's reign is 0.01 times 0.004 years.(a.k.a. Louis-Antoine d'Artois, petit-fils de France, fils de France, duc d'Angoulême, a.k.a. Count of Marnes) (1830)
Following his father, Charles X's, abdication on the eve of the 1830 French Revolution, Louis-Antoine d'Artois was technically king for a period of approximately 0.0000400 years on August 2nd, 1830. Louis-Antoine's only official act as king was to abdicate the throne to his nephew, the Henri, the Duke of Bordeaux.