How long did the Watts riots of 1965 last?

The Watts riots of 1965 lasted six days, beginning on August 12, 1965.

The riot in the largely black Watts district of Los Angeles involved up to 10,000 people.

Thirty-four people, most of them black, were killed. Nearly 4,000 people were arrested.

Whole blocks were burned, with nearly 1,000 buildings damaged or destroyed. Damage was estimated at over $200 million.

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