1956 - Born in Baltimore on the 3rd of July.
1974 - United States Marine Corps.
1980 - He graduated with a degree in engineering and a minor in International Security.
1988 - Williams to speak amassed quickly, especially after he was featured on the Today Show and NBC Nightly News.
1990 - He hosted a program in Denver called The 4th R--Kids Rap About Racism that won a local Emmy Award.
1991 - He began hosting his own TV show, The Montel Williams Show.
1992 - He hosted Mountain! Get Out of My Way, a prime time television special that addressed the issues of AIDS, addiction, crime, and suicide as experienced by children. "Most of Mountain! takes place outside the talk-show format," Susan Stewart noted in the Detroit Free Press.
1996 - Has portrayed a Navy Seal Lieutenant in several episodes of the TV series JAG. Williams also produced a short-lived TV series called "Matt Waters," which appeared on CBS.
1999 - He has been suffering physical pain for a very long time due to multiple sclerosis, which was diagnosed.
2002 - He also played the Judge presiding over Erica Kane's murder trial on the ABC soap opera All My Children.
2006 - He made a quick cameo at the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards on August as Plan B after Jack Black's canon was a dud, he was introduced as the godfather of daytime television.
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