http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inez_Milholland <<< must read
On October 22, 1916, she collapsed in the middle of a speech in Los Angeles, and was rushed to Good Samaritan Hospital. Despite repeated blood transfusions, she died on November 25, 1916, at 10:55
Her last public words were,
"Mr. President, how long must women wait for liberty?"