Safar 1, 1439 is Saturday, October 21st
There were confirmed sightings reported in various localities including New Jersey, the Caribbean and Chile on Friday, October 20, 2017 (Muharram 29, 1439). Consequently, Muharram will complete 29 days and Safar begins at Maghrib on Friday October 20, 2017.
The 1st of Safar is Saturday, October 21st, 2017
The Chicago Hilal Committee will meet next month on Saturday, November 18, 2017 to determine the start of Rabi al-Awwal 1439, inshaAllah.
The Chicago Hilal Committee