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, Monaco race car driver (b. 1899)
  • Jun 29 Ben Barnett, Australian cricketer (4 Tests for Australia 1938), dies at 71