Night: Elie Wiesel's Life By mnewsom14 Period: Sep 1, 1928 to Apr 30, 1945 Elie's Life Sep 30, 1928 Elie's Birthdate Elie is born in Transylvania, Romania Dec 18, 1941 Elie meets Moshe the Beadle Nov 13, 1942 Moshe eacapes from the Gestapo Moshe the Beadle escapes Gestapo to warn the Jews in Sighet. Apr 11, 1944 Nazis invade Elie's hometown Jews rights were basically taken away and had to start wearing the Star of David. Also not allowed to go to most places anymore. May 16, 1944 All Jews are forced from thier homes All Jews are forced from their homes. The first group departs by train. May 19, 1944 Elie's family is deported May 30, 1944 Elie arrives at camp Late May: They reache Birkenau, and Elie and his father spend their first night in camp. Guards send Elie and his father to Auschwitz. Jan 11, 1945 Elie has surgery Elie undergoes surgery in the Auschwitz infirmary. Elie and his father run with evacuees to Gleiwitz, where they and others board open cattle cars for a ten-day ride to Buchenwald. Jan 18, 1945 Auschwitz is liberated Jan 28, 1945 Elie's father dies Elie's father dies in his bunk at Buchenwald. Apr 30, 1945 Elie is set free Elie gets sick with food poisoning after he is liberated by the arrival of U.S. troops.