ON THIS DAY: January 4, 1988, Sophie Masloff becomes President of Pittsburgh City Council

On Jan. 4, 1988, Sophie Masloff became the first woman to serve as president of Pittsburgh’s city council. Masloff would go on to become one of the most well-liked mayors in the city’s history.

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