Deaths in Sport in June 1979

  • Jun 4 Edward Dawson, cricketer (England batsman in 5 Tests 1927-30), dies
  • Jun 9 Cyclone Taylor, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1884)
  • Jun 22 Louis Chiron, Monégasque racing drive, dies at 79
  • Jun 29 Ben Barnett, Australian cricketer (4 Tests for Australia 1938), dies at 71