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The Crescent Moon of the Month of Rajab, 1440 A.H.

On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, we would like to announce that the first day of Rajab 1440 AH will be Friday, March 8th, 2019. The crescent moon was not sighted during sunset on Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 in any region in North America. 

Key dates for the Month of Rajab

  • 1 Rajab (Mar. 8) – Birth of Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (p), 57 A.H.
  • 2 Rajab (Mar. 9) – Birth of Imam al-Hadi (p), 212 A.H.
  • 3 Rajab (Mar. 10) – Martyrdom of Imam Ali al-Hadi (p), 254 A.H.
  • 10 Rajab (Mar. 17) – Birth of Imam Muhammad al-Jawad (p), 195 A.H.
  • 13 Rajab (Mar. 20) – Birth of Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (p), 23 B.H.
  • 15 Rajab (Mar. 22) – Death of Sayyida Zaynab bint Ali (p), 62 A.H.
  • 25 Rajab (Apr. 1) – Martyrdom of Imam Musa al-Kadhim (p), 183 A.H.
  • 27 Rajab (Apr. 3) – Day of Mabath, 13 B.H.

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