Tuesday night 11/17/2009 & Wednesday 11/18/2009 is Dhul-Hijjah 1, 1430


Dhul-Hijjah begins at Maghrib on Tuesday, November 17, 2009 based on multiple authentic sighting reports out of Trinidad. Dozens of people have sighted the moon in several towns. As such, the 1st day of Dhul-Hijjah will be Wednesday, November 18, 2009.

Eid-ul-Adha will be on Friday, November 27, 2009. An early Eid Mubarak to all from the Chicago Hilal Committee.


The Chicago Hilal Committee’s meeting is in session to determine the start of Dhul-Hijjah, 1430. The start will either be tomorrow, Wednesday, November 18th or Thursday, November 19th.

Eid-ul-Adha will be on either Friday, November 27th or Saturday, November 28th Insha-Allah.