Monday night 07/12/2010 & Tuesday 07/13/2010 is Shaban 1, 1431.

The Chicago Hilal Team would like to welcome the month of Shaban, 1431. The moon was sighted in both San Francisco, CA and Houston, TX. Consequently, Rajab ends with 29 days and Shaban begins at Maghrib on Monday, July 12, 2010. The 1st of Shaban is Tuesday, July 13, 2010.

The Chicago Hilal Committee will meet on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 (Shaban 29, 1431) to determine the start of Ramadan. If the moon is sighted on August 10th, the 1st of Ramadan will be Wednesday, August 11th. If the moon is not sighted, Shaban will complete with 30 days and Ramadan will begin on Thursday, August 12th.