Here are just some of the notable sports moments that happened on November 18:

1949 — Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers was named the National League's Most Valuable Player. (More info.)

1966 — Sandy Koufax of the Los Angeles Dodgers retired from baseball at age 30. (More info.)

1967 — Third-ranked Southern California upset No. 1 UCLA, 21-20, at the Los Angeles Coliseum. (More info.)

1982 — Korean boxer Duk Koo Kim died four days after being knocked out in a 14-round match against Ray Mancini in Las Vegas. (More info.)

1985 — Quarterback Joe Theismann, 35, of the Washington Redskins suffered a career-ending compound fracture of his lower right leg when he was sacked by Lawrence Taylor of the New York Giants during a Monday Night Football game. (More info.)