Night By kyndall.mcintosh Sep 30, 1928 Elie Wiesel was born Elie was born in Sighet, Transylvania. Aug 27, 1940 Elie's family become residents of Hungary. Aug 31, 1941 12 year old Elie starts studying the Kabbalah. Aug 31, 1942 Elie, his family and many other Jews were packed into a cattle car and sent to Birkenau. May 1, 1944 Elie Wiesel and his family are deported by the Hungarian gendarmerie and the German SS and police from Sighet to Auschwitz. Jan 29, 1945 Elie's father dies. Jan 8, 1947 Elie Wiesel comes to the Sorbonne in Paris. Jan 1, 1949 Elie Wiesel goes to Jerusalem for the first time. Oct 31, 1951 Elie moves to the United States.