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To get the calendar back in sync with astronomical events like the vernal equinox or the winter solstice, a number of days were dropped.
The papal bull issued by Pope Gregory XIII in 1582, decreed that 10 days be dropped when switching to the Gregorian Calendar.
The delay in switching meant that different countries not only followed different calendars for a number of years but also had different rules to calculate whether a year was a leap year.
"CE" found in this web site refers to the other meaning, the "Common Era." This meaning for "CE" is a synonym for "AD." The latter is an abbreviation for "Anno Domini" in Latin or "the year of the Lord" in English. BCE stands for "Before the common era." BC means "Before Christ," or "Before the Messiah." Both measure the number of years before the approximate birthday of Yeshua/Jesus.
Both measure the number of years since the approximate birthday of Yeshua of Nazareth (a.k.a. Designation of a particular year in BC and BCE also have identical values.
For example, Yeshua is believed to have been born circa 4 to 7 BCE, (a.k.a. Many people assume that Yeshua/Jesus was born a few days before the end of December, during 1 BCE.
However, most theologians and religious historians estimate that of some year between 7 and 4 BCE.
However, the later the switch occurred, the more days had to be omitted. This created short months with only 18 days and odd dates like February 30 during the year of the changeover.