Safar 1, 1440 is Wednesday October 10, 2018
The Chicago Hilal Committee received and confirmed reports of the moon being sighted in San Jose, California late Tuesday night October 9th (Muharram 29th, 1440)
Therefore, Muharram will complete 29 days and the 1st of Safar is Wednesday October 10th, 2018
The Chicago Hilal Committee will meet next month on Wednesday, November 7th (Safar 29, 1440) to determine the start of Rabi al-Awwal 1440, inshaAllah.
The Chicago Hilal Committee