Event on SFDC Public Calendar not showing on Contact Activities list

I have a public calendar to which everyone in the org has Show Detail access. When I add a new event to the calendar and set the “WhoId” equal to a Contact, the event does not show up on the Open Activities or Activity History list on the Contact Detail page. Is this the expected behavior?

Answer

Found this in the Salesforce Knowledge base.

https://help.salesforce.com/HTViewSolution?id=000181946

How can my Public Calendar events show up on the Open Activity related
list?

Knowledge Article Number: 000181946

Description Some customers would like for their Tasks/Events in their
Public Calendar to be linked to a specific record. Also for those
Tasks/Events to show up in the Open Activity related list on the
record detail page.

Resolution At this time, Public Calendar events do not show up at the
record level in the Open Activity related list

Workaround: Customers should use the Calendar on their home page to
enter events they want to show up on the record level.

Suggestion: Customers requesting this functionality can also be
directed to vote for an existing Idea on the Ideas Exchange.
https://success.salesforce.com/ideaView?id=08730000000BpN0AAK

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