☆August 2, 1682: Benedikt Dantzler creates flummery aerated with helium, and thus the first ‘lite’ dessert.

Unfortunately, the after dinner conversation degenerates into hysteria when the guests discover that they are involuntarily speaking in cackling high-pitched voices. Dantzler is accused of being in league with the Devil and is crushed to death by the process of having massive granite slabs laid across his chest.