Rabi al-Awwal 1, 1442 will be Sunday, Oct 18th. The moon was sighted by our contacts in the Caribbean on Saturday, October 17, 2020 (Safar 29, 1442). As such, Safar will complete 29 days and Rabi al-Awwal begins at Maghrib on Saturday, October 17, 2020.
The 1st of Rabi al-Awwal will be Sunday, Oct 18th, 2020.
The Chicago Hilal Committee will meet next month on Sunday, November 15 (Rabi al-Awwal 29, 1442) to determine the start of Rabi al-Thaani, 1442, insha’Allah.