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It's about one-two-thousandth as long as The Revolutionary War (American)
In other words, 0.004 years is 0.0004774 times the length of The Revolutionary War (American), and the length of The Revolutionary War (American) is 2,095 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 — 8.3780 years. A total of 25,000 Americans are estimated to have died as a result of the war.
It's about 2,500 times as long as The San Francisco earthquake of 1906
In other words, the length of The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 is 0.000417 times 0.004 years.
(1906) (Mussel Rock Fault, California) (sensible duration)
The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 caused perceptible shaking of the ground for about 0.000001660 years. 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-thousand-five-hundredth as long as King Tut's reign
In other words, the length of King Tut's reign is 3,000 times 0.004 years.
(a.k.a. Tutankhamun, a.k.a. Tutankhaten, a.k.a. tVwa:t-ʕa:nəx-ʔaˡma:n) (1333 BCE - 1324 BCE)
Pharaoh of the 18th dynasty, Tutankhamun begin his reign at the age of eight in 1333 BCE and remained pharaoh until 1324 BCE — 9 years later. When artifacts from Tut's tomb were on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York City, New York) from late 1976 to 1979, they were viewed by an estimated 8 million people.
It's about one-three-thousandth as long as FDR's Presidential Term
In other words, 0.004 years is 0.0003304 times the length of FDR's Presidential Term, and the length of FDR's Presidential Term is 3,027 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Franklin Roosevelt, a.k.a. Franklin Delano Roosevelt) (1933-45)
FDR, the 32nd President of the United States, served from March 4th, 1933 to April 12th, 1945, dying after 12.110 years in office. At the time of his sudden death, Elizabeth Shoumatoff was painting a portrait of Roosevelt which, never finished, now hangs in a museum at the site of Roosevelt's Presidential retreat in Georgia.
It's about one-eight-thousandth as long as Pius IX's reign
In other words, 0.004 years is 0.0001264 times the length of Pius IX's reign, and the length of Pius IX's reign is 7,911 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Pope Blessed Pius IX, a.k.a. Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti) (1792-1878)
The longest reigning Pope in the Church's history, Pius IX reigned from June 16th, 1846 to February 7th, 1878 — 31.650 years. As the last monarchical Pope, he ruled over 3,000,000 subjects in the Papal States until 1870.
It's about 10,000 times as long as The First airplane flight (Wright Flyer, 1903)
In other words, 0.004 years is 11,000 times the length of The First airplane flight (Wright Flyer, 1903), and the length of The First airplane flight (Wright Flyer, 1903) is 0.0000910 times that amount.
(Wright Flyer) (1903)
The first successful airplane flight was made by Orville Wright on December 17th, 1903 and lasted 0.000000380 years, covering a horizontal distance of 37 m (121.39 ft). The stopwatch used by Orville and his brother Wilbur to time this flight is on display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.
It's about 20,000 times as long as a Pit Stop
In other words, the length of a Pit Stop is 0.0000500 times 0.004 years.
(for IndyCar racing; optimal)
A well-executed, IndyCar racing pit stop takes just 0.000000300 years. Changing all four tires takes about 0.0000001000 years.