Tuesday night 01/27/2009 & Wednesday 01/28/2009 is Safar 1, 1430 – The Chicago Hilal Team would like to welcome the month of Safar, 1430. There were no valid reports of moon sighting anywhere in the United States. Consequently, Muharram will complete its full cycle of 30 days, and Safar will begin at Maghrib on Tuesday, January 27, 2009. The 1st of Safar is Wednesday, January 28, 2009.